Northwestern Polytechnic University is a non-profit private institution that is accredited, licensed and/or recognized by the following:
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
Northwestern Polytechnic University is an academic institution accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education (U.S. DOE) and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For recent updates on ACICS, please review, www.acics.org. ACICS may be contacted at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241, Tel: (202) 336-6780.
Notice to Students and Prospective Students (June 2018): The Bachelor of Business Administration and Information Sciences at Northwestern Polytechnic University has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), due to material noncompliance with its placement rate standard of 60%.
Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)
Northwestern Polytechnic University is a private institution and it is approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. APPROVAL TO OPERATE MEANS COMPLIANCE WITH STATE STANDARDS AS SET FORTH IN THE CALIFORNIA EDUCATION CODE. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education can be contacted at P.O. Box 980818 West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818 Phone: (888) 370-7589 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Northwestern Polytechnic University has applied for Eligibility from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). WSCUC has reviewed the application and determined that the University is eligible to proceed with an application for Candidacy and Initial Accreditation. A determination of Eligibility is not a formal status with the WASC Senior College and University Commission, nor does it ensure eventual accreditation. It is a preliminary finding that the institution is potentially accreditable and can proceed within five years of its Eligibility determination to be reviewed for Candidacy or Initial Accreditation status with the Commission.