OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

APAA - Accreditation

Oregon State University has been continuously accredited since 1924 and is currently accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), one of six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

7-Year Accreditation Cycle

The NWCCU has moved from a once-every-ten-years reporting and accreditation cycle to a seven-year cycle with reports occurring in years 1, 3, 5 and 7. OSU has now shifted to the 7-year cycle and its reporting cycle is as follows:

 

Reporting Cycle Reporting Topic Reporting Year
Year 1 Standard 1

2012 – Year 1 Report submitted March 1, 2012

Year 3

Standard 2 + update/response to Standard 1

2014 – Report + Site Visit for Standards 1 & 2

Year 5

Standards 3 & 4 + update/response to Standards 1 & 2

2016 - Report

Year 7

Standard 5 + update/response to all other Standards

2018 – Report + Site Visit for Standards 3-5