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Highline College is undertaking the new accreditation process developed by its accrediting body, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). This new process occurs on a seven-year cycle as opposed to the previous ten-year accreditation cycle.

2014 - 2021 Accreditation Cycle

2014: Year One Report (2014)
2016: Mid-Cycle Self-Evaluation Report  (September 2016)     
              Appendices to the Mid-Cycle Self-Evaluation Report (September 2016)
              NWCCU Response to Mid-Cycle Report  (February 1, 2017)
              NWCCU Mid-Cycle Peer Evaluator Report   (October 2016)
              BAS Ad Hoc Report  (September 2016) 
              Recommendation 1 - Ad Hoc Report   (September 2016)      NWCCU Response (February 3, 2017)

2011-13 Accreditation Cycle (Abbreviated)
 2011:  Year One Report   
 2012:  Year Three Report (March 2012) 
              NWCCU Response (June 2012)
2013:   Year Seven Comprehensive Self-Evaluation Report   (August 2013)
             NWCCU  Response   (Nov. 2013) 
2015:   Ad Hoc Self-Evaluation Report   (the wrap-up report on the audit issue)

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