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Institutional Accreditation

Northwestern Michigan College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
(800) 621-7440

To submit comments about NMC to our primary accreditation agency, contact the Higher Learning Commission »

For questions about accreditation at NMC, contact the Office of Research, Planning and Effectiveness »

reaffirmation of accreditation 2019

At its meeting on July 29-30, 2019, the Institutional Actions Council (IAC) took action to continue the accreditation of NMC with the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2028-29.  The IAC concurred with the evaluation findings and voted to affirm NMC's eligibility to select the Standard or Open Pathway.  The College took action to select the Open Pathway in the next cycle for reaffirmation of accreditation.  

Key documents of the 2018-19 Comprehensive Evaluation:

Opportunities for students and the broader community to comment on matters related to the quality of NMC and/or its academic programs:

  • Student Survey - Notification with a link to a HLC survey was sent to all current students requesting comments/feedback. Available 1/21/19 to 1/30/19.
  • Public Notification of Opportunity to Comment - Notification publicly was posted with a link to the HLC to provide comments/feedback until 1/31/19.

Program Accreditations

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