Alaska Pacific University is scheduled for its next comprehensive accreditation evaluation April 8-10, 2015. The evaluation will be conducted by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, one of the six regional accrediting agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Education, and the one having responsibilities for oversight of colleges and universities in the Pacific Northwest. Alaska Pacific University’s last comprehensive evaluation was in the spring of 2006 and its accreditation status was last reaffirmed by the Commission in August 2012.
The purpose of a comprehensive evaluation is to review and evaluate the performance, integrity, and quality of educational institutions that entitles them to the confidence of its peers, constituencies, and general public. This notice is an invitation to send comments regarding the institution’s qualification for continued accreditation. Comments are accepted only when submitted in writing and are signed. These should be sent directly to the commission at:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Avenue N.E. Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052
Deadline for submitting comments is March 8, 2015.
Signed comments will be forwarded as received by the commission, to Alaska Pacific University, the evaluation committee and NWCC commission members.
Persons wishing for detailed information regarding the commission’s Policy Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Full-Scale Evaluations may contact the commission at the phone number above or may access at