Accreditation at TMCC
TMCC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
The Associate Dean of Assessment and Planning is TMCC's Accreditation Liaison Officer. Please direct questions or comments on accreditation to the Accreditation Liaison Officer.
The NWCCU is one of six regional organizations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit postsecondary institutions within the United States. It is incorporated as a legally established, private 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation for the expressed purpose of accrediting higher education institutions in the seven-state Northwest region which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Membership and organization of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is set forth in its Bylaws.
The mission of the NWCCU is to assure educational quality, enhance institutional effectiveness, and foster continuous improvement of colleges and universities in the Northwest region through analytical institutional self-assessment and critical peer review based upon evaluation criteria that are objectively and equitably applied to institutions with diverse missions, characteristics, and cultures.
|TMCC Accreditation Cycle|
|Year 1: 2011||Year 3: 2012||Year 5: 2014||Year 7: 2015|
Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Boulevard, SIER 200 G
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999
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