The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation visit to Bastyr University on October 21-23, 2019. An NWCCU evaluation team will be meeting with students, faculty, and staff. The purpose of the visit is to evaluate Bastyr University’s compliance with NWCCU accreditation standards and policies.
Prior to this evaluation visit, members of the public may provide comment on Bastyr University’s qualifications for accreditation. To be considered, all comments must be signed and delivered to NWCCU thirty days prior to the visit (September 22, 2019). Comments should be addressed to:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Ave NE, Ste 100
Redmond, WA 98502
Bastyr University is currently regionally accredited through NWCCU and last had its accreditation reaffirmed in 2012. It completed its Mid-Cycle Evaluation in 2015. Bastyr University’s Year Seven Self-Evaluation Report will be submitted to NWCCU prior to August 26, 2019. The report will be available on Bastyr University’s website prior to the October evaluation visit.
This announcement is being sent per requirements of NWCCU Policy A-5, Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Year Seven Evaluations. More information can be found at the NWCCU website (www.nwccu.org/tools-resources/institutions/forms-guidelines) or by contacting NWCCU.