Recognition

Northwestern Polytechnic University is a non-profit private institution that is licensed and/or recognized by the following:

       

Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)

NPU is a private institution and it is approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). APPROVAL TO OPERATE MEANS COMPLIANCE WITH STATE STANDARDS AS SET FORTH IN THE CALIFORNIA EDUCATION CODE.
 

 

       

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

Northwestern Polytechnic University is an academic institution recognized by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award bachelor's degrees and master's degrees. ACICS is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS may be contacted at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241, Tel: (202) 336-6780.
 

 

     

 

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. Questions about Eligibility may be directed to the institution or to WSCUC at wascsr@wascsenior.org or (510) 748-9001.