• June 2014 Commission Actions

    June 30, 2014 - The Commission

During the month of June 2014, the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) took action on the following institutions. Copies of Commission action letters and visiting team reports are available on the WSCUC website at www.wscuc.org, with the exception of Substantive Change reports and Interim Reports, which are not made public.


Grant Initial Accreditation

  • Columbia College Hollywood
  • Northern Marianas College
  • Presidio Graduate School (Effective upon approval by the California Bureau of Private and Postsecondary Education)
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Continue Accreditation

  • San Diego Christian College
  • United States University Kenya

Continue Accreditation, Remove Notice of Concern

  • Franciscan School of Theology
  • Vanguard University of Southern California

Continue Accreditation, Remove Warning Sanction

  • Hope International University

Continue Accreditation, and Maintain Suspension of General Degree-Granting Approvals

  • Brigham Young University Hawai’i

Reaffirm Accreditation

  • Claremont Graduate University
  • Concordia University Irvine
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Hawai’i Maui College
  • University of the Redlands

Reaffirm Accreditation, Issue Formal Notice of Concern

  • Academy of Art University
  • St. Patrick’s Seminary and University

Continue Candidacy

  • Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute


Structural Changes

Trident University International
Doctor of Education in Education
(Distance Education Program)


Alliant International University
Change of Legal Status and Ownership


United States University
Change of Ownership


Southern California University of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
(New Degree Program/First Bachelors)


Substantive Changes

San Diego Christian College
Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management
(Distance Education Program)


Concordia University
Master of Science in Nursing
(New Degree Program)


Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Bachelor Art in Design
(New Degree Program)


Brooks Institute
Master of Science in Scientific and Technological Imaging
(Distance Education Program)


California State University, San Marcos
Bachelor of Arts in Social Science
(Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Justice Studies
(Distance Education Program)


Northern Marianas College
Bachelor of Science in Business Management
(New Degree Program)