BYU-Idaho has been
accredited at the two-year level since 1936. In July 2004, BYU-Idaho
received accreditation to offer degrees at the four-year level by the Northwest
Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
University – Idaho is authorized by
the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) 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, 2007 and authorizes Brigham Young University-Idaho to
offer the student teaching portion of the Bachelor of Science in Elementary
Education and Secondary Education majors. 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.