The College operates under the jurisdiction of the Community Colleges of Colorado. CNCC students regularly transfer credits to state colleges and universities within Colorado. Transfer information is available in the Student Services area of the Johnson Building.

Contact The Commission:

Website: NCAHLC

Address: 30 North La Salle Street Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60602-2502

Phone: (312) 263-0456


Program Specific Accreditations

Aviation Program:

Aviation programs are certified and supervised by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Dental Hygiene:

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education.

Nursing Program:

Nursing is fully approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing and accredited by the The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program:

The National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program (S.L.E.T.P.) is certified through the National Park Service.

Colorado Northwestern Community College is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, creed, religion, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, or marital status in its activities, programs or employment practices. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Kim Bense, (970) 675-3335 or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado 80294, (970) 844-2991. All brochure and web information is subject to change without notice.