NWCCU Accredited

Walla Walla Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and certified by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) to offer courses in Academic Transfer Education, Professional-Technical Education, Transitional Studies, and Extended Learning. In general, academic courses (100 level or higher) taken at this institution are transferable to most baccalaureate institutions. WWCC is approved for veterans’ benefits for students eligible under the United States Code.


Public Notice of NWCCU Accreditation Visit

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation visit to Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) on October 17-19, 2022. The purpose of the visit is to evaluate WWCC’s compliance with NWCCU accreditation standards and policies. During the visit, an NWCCU peer evaluation team will be meeting with students, faculty, staff and trustees. WWCC is currently regionally accredited through NWCCU and last had its accreditation reaffirmed in 2015.

The public is invited to send comments directly to the Commission regarding WWCC’s qualifications for reaccreditation. Comments are accepted online or in writing at Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, 8060 165th Avenue NE, Suite 200, Redmond, WA 98052-3981. Comments and inquiries must reach the Commission by September 17, 2022.


Accreditation Documents

Documents that describe the college’s accreditation are available through the Office of the Vice President of Instruction.