Memberships and Affiliations
California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools
California Southern University is a member of the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) the only California State Association representing the many diverse kinds of Private Postsecondary Schools in California.
United States Department of Education
California Southern University is approved by the US Department of Education for the deferment of all federal student loans. Created in 1980, the US Department of Education maintains a mission to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. More information about the US Department of Education can be found at www.ed.gov.
The United States Distance Learning Association
California Southern University is a member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) as a Silver Sponsor from 2006-2013.
European Association for Distance Learning
California Southern University is an Associate Member of the European Association for Distance Learning (EADL). The EADL is the European association of schools, institutions and individuals working in correspondence and distance education. With members from over 20 European countries, the Association is a representative forum for the exchange of information and ideas on current practice and developments in the expanding field of distance learning.
Legal Writing Institute
California Southern University School of Law is a member of the Legal Writing Institute (LWI). The LWI supports and advances legal writing as an academic discipline and in the practice of law. It seeks to improve teaching and scholarship in the field through interdisciplinary and empirical research. The Institute has over 2,000 members and represents all ABA-accredited law schools in the United States.
International Association of Law Schools
The California Southern University School of Law is a member of the International Association of Law Schools (IALS), which is a non-profit organization founded in 2005 with a membership of educational institutions, associations, and legal educators from throughout the world. Its members are committed to the proposition that the quality of legal education in any society is improved when students learn about other cultures and legal systems and the diverse approaches to solving legal problems employed in those legal systems.
The Better Business Bureau
California Southern University is a member of the Better Business Bureau of Southern California with a rating of A+.
Irvine Chamber of Commerce
California Southern University is a member of the Irvine Chamber of Commerce.
California Chamber of Commerce
California Southern University has been a member of the California Chamber of Commerce since 1995.