Attending the University of Northern Colorado, a fully-accredited institution of higher learning, ensures your education is recognized as meeting stringent standards of quality. More importantly it means your education will have 100% quality recognition. You want to know your course or degree will be recognized by employers and qualify you for future educational opportunities.

Regional Accreditation

Regional Accreditation is a critical measure of quality among institutions of higher learning. Since 1916, UNC has been fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)—one of six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. Accreditation reviews evaluate ALL programs delivered by an institution, whether delivered on-campus, off-campus or online.

More Information About UNC Accreditation

In addition to regional accreditation, numerous UNC academic programs hold specialized accreditation (e.g. CAEP [formerly NCATE] accreditation for teaching programs). For more information about UNC's Regional Accreditation and what programs have specialized accreditation, visit:
Office of University Assessment

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