Peninsula College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Accreditation to award the associate degree was reaffirmed in 2010. In addition, the Commission granted accreditation at the baccalaureate degree level, including the Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management.
Accreditation is a form of independent review, designed to establish the uniform quality of educational programs. The most recognized accreditation in higher education is administered by regional accrediting associations. The NWCCU is one of six regional organizations recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education to accredit qualified institutions of higher education in the seven-state region that includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. The Commission's offices are located at 8060 165th Ave. N.E., Suite 100, Redmond, Washington 98052.
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Evaluation Report