Capilano University makes the grade—granted accreditation by internationally recognized agency

February 13, 2013

Capilano University has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an independent, non-profit organization based in Washington State and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. In granting Capilano University accreditation, the NWCCU closely examined the way the University operates and recognized it as having met rigorous international standards of excellence for higher education institutions when it comes to performance, integrity and quality. 

"Being fully accredited by the NWCCU is a significant advantage for Capilano University, its students, faculty, and staff,” says president and vice-chancellor, Kris Bulcroft. “It demonstrates we are a university that knows what our students learn, and through the clear learning outcomes, we foster the development of transferable, real-world skills. These include critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration and community service.” More...

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