Accredited High School Diplomas

The Northwestern Michigan College admissions policy requires students to have attended an accredited institution before admission can be granted.

NMC accepts high school diplomas from accredited or state-approved high schools.

List of reviewed online schools

Online high schools are growing in popularity. Listed below are online schools reviewed* and found to meet NMC's admission criteria:

  • Advantages School International - NV
  • The American Academy - Salt Lake City, UT
  • American High School Online – Hollywood, FL
  • American School of Correspondence - Lansing, IL
  • Cavalry Online High School
  • CompuHigh/Whitmore School - Morgantown, WV
  • E.L. Broady Academy - San Antonio, TX
  • Excel High School - Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Great Lakes Cyber Academy
  • James Madison High School - Norcross, GA
  • New Learning Resources Online (North New Summit School) - Greenwood, MS
  • Penn Foster - Scranton, PA
  • Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
  • Primavera Online High School
  • Westwood Cyber High School - Inkster, MI

* Please note this list is not exhaustive


Listed below are online schools reviewed* and determined not to meet NMC's admission criteria:

  • Adison High School Online
  • American Academy of Pinecrest Online – Miami, Florida
  • American Academy HS Online – Miami, Florida
  • Beacon Falls High School Online
  • Belford High School Online
  • Benjamin Franklin Online High School
  • Buffville High School Online
  • Capitol High School – Phoenix, AZ
  • Columbia Northern Online
  • Continental Academy Online (was accredited July 2006-January 2010)
  • Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School Online
  • Ellenwood Academy Online
  • Enterprise Online HS
  • Fortville High School Online
  • Jefferson HS Online
  • John Adams Virtual School
  • Lincoln Academy Online
  • Lorenz Online
  • MaryGrand HS Online
  • McCain HS Online
  • McHill High School Online (Foster City HS)
  • Nation High School Online
  • Pacific High School Online
  • Payne Springs University
  • PennFord HS Online
  • Pinnacle School Online(Oklahoma)
  • Rochville University HS Program Online
  • Sandford HS Online
  • South Bristol HS Online
  • Southeastern HS Online
  • Stanley HS Online
  • Stone Coast Academy Online
  • Stratford Career Institute Online
  • University HS Online
  • West Madison Falls HS Online (Formerly Madison Falls HS Online)
  • Winford Online
  • Woodfield Online

* Please note this list is not exhaustive

Important Note: Accreditation statuses change. If you believe a school you attended is/was accredited, please submit the proof of regional accreditation for review to:

Northwestern Michigan College
Admissions Office
1701 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686