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Historical Accreditation Reports

COCC is a member of the regional accrediting organization the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). January 2010 the Commission adopted newly revised accreditation standards and a seven-year accreditation cycle. COCC is preparing for a review in Spring 2012 under the new standards and cycle.

For further information on the new NWCCU standards and cycle, visit:

Core Themes

COCC's Core Themes include: Institutional Sustainability, Transfer and Articulation, Workforce Development, Basic Skills and Lifelong Learning.

COCC Reports and NWCCU reviews

March 2015 - Mid Cycle Self-Evaluation Report

February 2013 - Year One Self-Evaluation Report

May 2012 - Accreditation and Evaluation Reports

February 2011 - Year One Self-Evaluation Report

COCC Reports and NWCCU reviews - prior to 2010

*The following reports and reviews followed the old NWCCU standards.

April 2009 - Focused Interim Accreditation Visit

April 2007 - Five-Year Interim Accreditation Visit

March 2004 - Focused Interim Accreditation Visit

April 2002 - Full-Scale Evaluation

*Information about old NWCCU standards: Historically, all members of the Commission submitted regular annual reports, as well as a more developed Interim Report every 5 years and a Comprehensive Self Study Report every 10 years.