Institutional accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental process of self-analysis and peer review that assures educational quality and encourages purposeful improvement through evaluations based on institutional mission, accepted academic standards, and expectations of the public.

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

What's happening next

UAF begins a new seven year cycle following our reaffirmation of accreditation in spring 2021.

Mid-Cycle Review: Scheduled for Fall 2023

Standard Two Review: Scheduled for fall 2026

Year 7 Review: Scheduled for Fall 2027

 Accreditation FAQs

Current reaffirmation of accreditation letter - February 12, 2021