Statement of Accreditation Status
Northern Marianas College

PO Box 501250
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 96950
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

030330
Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, February 17, 2017
Granted Candidacy

Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process.

1900
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

2014
Undergraduate FTE: 
1,173
Graduate FTE: 
0
Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.

Public
Sponsorship

Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy.

No Related Entity
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Semester
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Charlotte Cepeda Director, School of Education charlotte.cepeda [at] marianas.edu
Board of Directors Chair Charles Cepeda Chairman, NMC Board of Regents charlesvcepeda [at] gmail.com
Chief Academic Officer Cynthia Deleon Guerrero Chief Academic Officer cynthia.dlguerrero [at] marianas.edu
Chief Executive Officer Frankie Eliptico Interim President frankie.eliptico [at] marianas.edu
Chief Financial Officer Andrew Reese Chief Financial Officer andrew.reese [at] marianas.edu
Director Institutional Research Wesley Wilson Dean of Institutional Effectiveness wesley.wilson [at] marianas.edu
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Basic Law Enforcement Non-degree 1992 On-Site
Business Associate 1984 On-Site
Business Administration Associate 1994 On-Site
Business Management Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Business Management Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Computer Applications Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Criminal Justice Associate 1990 On-Site
Education Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Fire Science Technology Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Fire Science Technology Associate 2017 On-Site
Hospitality Management Associate 1990 On-Site
Hospitality Operations Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Liberal Arts Associate 1983 On-Site
Natural Resources Management Associate 2002 On-Site
Nursing Associate 1987 On-Site
Nursing Assistant Non-degree 1991 On-Site
Small Business Management Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2020 Offsite Review
Fall 2020 Accreditation Visit

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