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Accreditation Information

Montana Tech is accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). In spring 2017, Montana Tech was visited by a NWCCU Evaluation Committee concluding the 7-year accreditation cycle. Following this visit, Montana Tech began addressing the next 7 year accreditation cycle.  The Spring 2018 Year One Report and Spring 2020 Mid Cycle Report addressed the NWCCU 2010 five standards:

  1. Mission, Core Themes, and Expectations
  2. Resources and Capacity
  3. Planning and Implementation
  4. Effectiveness and Improvement
  5. Mission Fulfillment, Adaptation, and Sustainability

Future Evaluations will address the two NWCCU 2020 Standards:

  1. Student Success, and Institutional Mission and Effectiveness
  2. Governance, Resources, and Capacity

The institution is currently preparing for the Year 6 – Standard 2 – Policies, Regulations, and Financial Review in Spring 2023 and a Year 7 – Evaluation of Institutional Effectiveness in Spring 2024.