University Accreditation

CalSouthern: A Regionally Accredited, Online Institution

California Southern University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 501.784.9001

Regional accreditation is the most highly respected and recognized form of accreditation in the United States, and it provides students with a number of important benefits and opportunities. It is an affirmation of the rigor and quality of the university’s academic programs, and an assurance that the institution operates with integrity. Regional accreditation also greatly enhances the transferability of credits and the recognition of the degree in the academic community and the workplace.


WASC Senior College and University Commission

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

CalSouthern is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 1.510.748.9001. www.wascsenior.org

*Click on the WASC link above to find more information about commission actions, programs, personnel, and upcoming reviews of CalSouthern University

WASC Action Letter

ACBSP

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

California Southern University’s business programs are accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). www.acbsp.org

CCNE

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree in nursing and the master's degree in nursing at California Southern University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

The WASC Senior College and University Commission is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. CHEA is a private, non-profit, national organization that coordinates accreditation activity in the United States. It carries forward a deep-seated belief that recognition of accrediting organizations should be a key strategy to ensure quality, accountability and improvement in higher education. Recognition by CHEA affirms that the standards and processes of accrediting organizations are consistent with quality, improvement and accountability expectations that CHEA has established. www.chea.org