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Northwest Missouri State University


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Northwest Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Northwest was most recently reaffirmed for accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission in July 2012.


Institutional Learning Outcomes

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Specialized Accreditation




Program endorsements and other affiliations

Northwest is a public institution of higher education as and all active Northwest programs are approved by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE).

Northwest receives an endorsement from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for chemistry programs.

Colleges and departments also maintain memberships in the following organizations: