The College was founded in 1964 as part of the Shoreline School District and moved to its present site in 1966 when all community colleges in Washington State were transferred to a common State Board of Community and Technical Colleges. Shoreline Community College has been continuously accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) since its initial accreditation in 1966.
Over its 45-year history, SCC has had successful compliance with its accrediting agency, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The last Full-Scale Evaluation was conducted in October 2002, followed by a Focused Interim visit conducted in 2004, and a Five-Year Interim Report in 2007 with a follow-up Progress Report on one recommendation in October 2009. The College has taken action on all recommendations resulting in the Commission’s approval of progress for all previous recommendations. The last full-scale evaluation prior to October 2002 took place in 1992
NCCU Focused Interim Evaluation Response (03/19/2004)
Full-Scale Evaluation Committee Report (October 2002)