Statement of Accreditation Status

Westmoreland County Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Tuesday Stanley, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Kristy Bishop
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional » Two-year, medium
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1978
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2014
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2027

Contact Information

145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697-1895

(724) 925-4000

westmoreland.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • March 5, 2020
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted. To request that the next self-study, in preparation for a visit in 2022-2023, provide further evidence of improvement of enrollment management planning linked to budget development (Standard VI).
  • May 1, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at the Greene County Education Center, 100 Greene Drive, Suite 102, Waynesburg, PA 15370. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • October 31, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at the Mon Valley Education Center, 1181 Fells Church Road, Belle Vernon, PA 15012. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • June 23, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • February 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the following additional locations: (1) Greene County Education Center from 300 North Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 to 100 Greene Drive, Suite 102, Waynesburg, PA 15370 and (2) New Kensington Education Center from 899 E. Hill Drive, New Kensington, PA 15068 to 1150 Fifth Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068 and to include the new additional locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within 30 days of the commencement of operations at the new additional locations and the closure of the old locations. In the event that operations at these additional locations do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of June 26, 2014 for a monitoring report due April 1, 2016. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • June 26, 2014
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2016, documenting further implementation of an organized and sustainable process of institutional and student learning assessment with evidence that results are used for improvement of institutional effectiveness and student learning (Standard 7 and 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • March 3, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at WCCC Advanced Technology Center, 1001 Technology Drive, Suite 109, East Huntingdon, PA 15688 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • January 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the additional location from 17 Loyd Avenue, Latrobe, PA 15650 to Laurel Education Center, 130 Depot Street, Latrobe, PA 15650 and to include the additional location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Westmoreland County Community College -Advanced Technology Center
    1001 Technology Drive Suite 109
    East Huntingdon, PA 15688
    Opened: 01/08/2015
  • Additional Location
    Westmoreland County Community College -Fayette County
    140 N. Beeson Blvd.
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Opened: 11/01/2011
  • Additional Location
    Westmoreland County Community College -Indiana County
    45 Airport Road
    Indiana, PA 15701
  • Additional Location
    Westmoreland County Community College -New Kensington
    1150 Fifth Avenue
    New Kensington, PA 15068
    Opened: 03/02/2016
  • Additional Location
    Westmoreland County Community College –Latrobe
    130 Depot Street
    Latrobe, PA 15650
    Opened: 01/02/2014
  • Additional Location
    Westmoreland County Community College –Murrysville
    6707 Mellon Road
    Export, PA 15632
  • Other Instructional Site
    Apollo-Ridge High School
    1825 State Route 56
    Spring Church, PA 15686
  • Other Instructional Site
    Belle Vernon Area High School
    425 Crest Avenue
    Belle Vernon, PA 15012
  • Other Instructional Site
    Brownsville Area High School
    1 Falcon Drive
    Brownsville, PA 15417
  • Other Instructional Site
    Burrell High School
    1021 Puckety Church Road
    Lower Burrell, PA 15068
  • Other Instructional Site
    Carmichaels Area High School
    300 W Greene Street
    Carmichaels, PA 15320
  • Other Instructional Site
    Connellsville Area Career & Technical Center
    720 Locust St.
    Connellsville, PA 15425
  • Other Instructional Site
    Connellsville Area Senior High School
    201 Falcon Drive
    Connellsville, PA 15425
  • Other Instructional Site
    Derry Area High School
    988 North Chestnut Street Ext
    Derry, PA 15627
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eastern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center
    4904 Route 982
    Latrobe, PA 15650
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fayette County Career & Technical Institute
    175 Georges Fairchance Rd.
    Uniontown, PA 15401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Franklin Regional High School
    3200 School Road
    Murrysville, PA 15668
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freeport Senior High School
    625 South Pike Road
    Sarver, PA 16055
  • Other Instructional Site
    Greater Latrobe High School
    131 High School Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650
  • Other Instructional Site
    Greensburg-Salem High School
    65 Mennel Drive
    Greensburg, PA 15601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hempfield Area High School
    4345 PA-136
    Greensburg, PA 15601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Indiana Area Senior High School
    450 North 5th Street
    Indiana, PA 15701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Jeannette Senior High School
    800 Florida Avenue
    Jeannette, PA 15644
  • Other Instructional Site
    Laurel Highlands High School
    300 Bailey Avenue
    Uniontown, PA 15401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Leechburg Senior High School
    215 First Street
    Leechburg, PA 15656
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ligonier Valley High School
    40 Springer Road
    Ligonier, PA 15658
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mount Pleasant Area Junior/Senior High School
    265 State Street
    Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center
    705 Stevenson Blvd
    New Kensington, PA 15068
  • Other Instructional Site
    Penn Trafford High School
    3381 Route 130
    Harrison City, PA 15636
  • Other Instructional Site
    Public Safety Training Center
    65 Public Safety Drive
    Smithton, PA 15479
  • Other Instructional Site
    Southmoreland High School
    2351 Route 981
    Alverton, PA 15612
  • Other Instructional Site
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services Inc.
    300 Chamber Plaza
    Charleroi, PA 15022
  • Other Instructional Site
    Touchstone Center for Crafts
    1049 Wharton Furnace Road
    Farmington, PA 15437
  • Other Instructional Site
    United High School
    10780 Route 56 Highway East
    Armagh, PA 15920
  • Other Instructional Site
    West Shamokin Junior/Senior High School
    9399 State Route 85
    Dayton, PA 16222
  • Other Instructional Site
    Yough Senior High School
    919 Lowber Road
    Herminie, PA 15637

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