Accreditation


Northwestern Polytechnic University is a private, nonprofit institution that is accredited, licensed, and/or recognized by the following:

 

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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.

 

 

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WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Northwestern Polytechnic University has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. This status is a preliminary affiliation with the Commission awarded for a maximum period of five years. Candidacy is an indication that the institution is progressing toward Accreditation. Candidacy is not Accreditation and does not ensure eventual Accreditation.

 

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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: bppe@dca.ca.gov