• June 2018 Commission Actions

    June 30, 2018 - The Commission

During the month of June 2018, 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. Actions that are subject to a right of appeal or review are made public when the period to request appeal/review has expired or that process has been completed. There are three such Commission actions pending.


Grant Candidacy

  • Lincoln University 
  • California Institute for Human Science 


Grant Initial Accreditation

  • California Health Sciences University 
  • The University of the South Pacific 
  • University of West Los Angeles 
  • Westcliff University 


Reaffirm Accreditation For 10 Years

  • California State University, Dominguez Hills 
  • Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science 
  • University of California, Merced 
  • Westminster Seminary California 


Reaffirm Accreditation For 8 Years

  • Dominican University of California 
  • Fielding Graduate University 
  • Humboldt State University 
  • Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences 
  • La Sierra University 
  • Otis College of Art and Design 
  • Pacific Union College 
  • Palo Alto University 
  • Saybrook University 
  • St. John’s Seminary in California 
  • Touro University California 
  • Western University of Health Sciences 


Reaffirm Accreditation For 6 Years

  • Academy for Jewish Religion California 
  • International Technological University 
  • Providence Christian College 
  • Woodbury University 


Defer a Decision on Reaffirmation

  • Argosy University 


Deny Initial Accreditation

  • Coleman University 


Following a Special Visit – Continue the previously scheduled reaffirmation review

  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh 
  • Marymount California University 
  • University of Antelope Valley 
  • University of California, Davis 
  • Zaytuna College 


Following a Special Visit – Continue the Warning

  • Claremont School of Theology 


Following a Special Visit – Remove the Formal Notice of Concern

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


Following a Special Visit – Remove the Warning, Issue a Formal Notice of Concern, Reaffirm accreditation

  • California Institute of Integral Studies 


Following a Special Visit – Issue a Formal Notice of Concern

  • University of Saint Katherine


Structural Changes

Ashford University

Approved a merger with University of the Rockies

Presidio Graduate School

Approved a Change of Control to Amity Global Education Organisation


Substantive Changes

Brandman University

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Distance Education Program (CBE: Direct Assessment)

University of Hawaii Maui College

Applied Business and Information Technology

Distance Education Program


Interim Reports