BYU-Idaho received candidate
status for accreditation as a baccalaureate granting institution with the
Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges in 2001 and will be reviewed for
full accreditation in 2004. In 1999 Ricks College
was renewed as a fully accredited two year school.
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
Brigham Young University – Idaho
is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board and meets
the requirements and minimum educational standards established for
degree-granting institutions under the Degree Authorization Act. This authorization is valid until January 2,
2005 and authorizes Brigham Young University-Idaho to offer the student teaching
portion of the following degree: Bachelor
of Science in Elementary Education. Any person desiring information about
the requirements of the Act or the applicability of those requirements to the
institution may contact the board at P.O Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.