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Click one of the following for Status Definitions: Applicant Candidate Accredited
Legend: A – Associate B – Baccalaureate M – Masters D – Doctorate
* Indicates the institution is a Candidate at this level while remaining accredited at the other level(s)

Institution

Institutional Control
Status (Year Granted)
Public Sanction
Most Recent Evaluation Next Evaluation
Degree Level
Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage
http://www.alaskapacific.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1981)
Spring 2016 Year One Evaluation Spring 2018 Mid-Cycle Evaluation
A,B,M,D
Ilisagvik College, Barrow
http://www.ilisagvik.cc
Tribal
Accredited (2002)
Spring 2014 Ad Hoc Evaluation Fall 2017 Year Seven Evaluation
A
University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage
http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/
Public
Accredited (1974)
Fall 2014 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2018 Year Seven Evaluation
A,B,M,D
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks
http://www.uaf.edu/
Public
Accredited (1934)
Fall 2014 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2019 Year Seven Evaluation
A,B,M,D
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau
http://www.uas.alaska.edu/
Public
Accredited (1983)
Fall 2013 Year Three Evaluation Spring 2019 Year Seven Evaluation
A,B,M

Definitions of Institution Status
Applicant
An affiliate status indicating that an institution appears to meet the Commission's conditions of eligibility and that its Application for Consideration has been accepted. Recognition as an Applicant neither implies nor ensures an institution will attain Candidate or Accredited status with the Commission.
Candidate
An affiliate preaccreditation status indicating that an institution meets the Commission's Eligibility Requirements and is progressing toward accreditation. Recognition as a Candidate neither implies nor ensures an institution will attain Accredited status with NWCCU.
Accredited
An affiliate status indicating that an institution meets the Commission's established standards of educational quality and effectiveness. Accredited status indicates that the institution: 1) has clearly defined and appropriate educational objectives; 2) operates under conditions by which achievement of those educational objectives can reasonably be expected; 3) is substantially accomplishing its educational objectives; and 4) is organized, staffed, and supported to warrant confidence that it will continue to achieve its educational objectives in the foreseeable future.
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