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Northwestern Polytechnic University

47671 Westinghouse Drive

Fremont, CA 94539

United States

Telephone: 510-592-9688

URL: https://www.npu.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Tamela Hawley

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://www.npu.edu/academics/ir

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 25, 2021

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. 2019

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2020

Undergraduate FTE: 6

Graduate FTE: 26

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

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. Trimester

Distributes Financial Aid: No

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerPaul ChoiExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officerpaul.choi@npu.edu
Board of Directors ChairHanno SanderChairpersonhsander@gmail.com
Chief Academic OfficerNelly MangarovaCAOnelly.mangarova@npu.edu
Chief Executive OfficerPeter HsiehPresidentphsieh@npu.edu
Chief Financial OfficerAnne SutardjiChief Financial Officeranne.sutardji@npu.edu
Director Institutional ResearchErica HsuCompliance and Assessment Coordinatorerica.hsu@npu.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
Administration BuildingFremontAdditionalActive
Mission HallFremontMain CampusActive
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2022Interim Report
Fall2025Offsite Review
Spring2026Accreditation Visit