Peninsula College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the Department of Education. PC’s accreditation was reaffirmed in 2012. The next full scale accreditation evaluation for Peninsula College will take place in fall 2018.
Accreditation by NWCCU indicates that Peninsula College meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality evaluated through a peer review process. An accredited college or university is one which has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is substantially doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future.
Accreditation by NWCCU applies to the institution as a whole. It provides reasonable assurance about the quality of opportunities available to students who attend the institution. As such, it is not a guarantee of every course or program offered, or the competence of individual graduates.
Inquiries regarding PC’s accredited status should be directed to PC’s administrative staff or by contacting:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Avenue NE, Ste. 100
Redmond, WA 98052