• June – July 2023 Commission Actions

    July 14, 2023 - The Commission

During June-July 2023, 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/directory, with the exception of Substantive Change reports and Interim Reports, which are not made public.


Structural Changes

The University of Arizona Global Campus and University of Arizona

Approve a Change of Ownership of The University of Arizona Global Campus to University of Arizona

Presidio Graduate School and University of Redlands

Approve a Change of Control of Presidio Graduate School to University of Redlands

Fielding Graduate University

Defer a decision on a proposed Change of Control


Substantive Changes

Menlo College

Master of Arts in Sport and Performance Psychology

New degree program (on-site)

MS in Information Systems

New degree program (on-site)


Interim Reports



Schedule a Seeking Accreditation Visit 2

  • University of Medical Sciences Arizona


Grant Initial Accreditation

  • California University of Science and Medicine


Reaffirm Accreditation for 10 Years

  • Chapman University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Irvine


Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  • San Francisco State University
  • Southern California University of Health Sciences


Reaffirm Accreditation for 6 Years

  • Meridian University
  • University of Redlands
  • University of Silicon Valley


Defer a decision about reaffirmation of accreditation

  • American University of Health Sciences


Following a Special Visit – Proceed to reaffirmation

  • California Institute of the Arts
  • California State University, Bakersfield
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Istanbul Bilgi University
  • New York Film Academy
  • Pacific College of Health and Science
  • Samuel Merritt University
  • Stanton University
  • The Master’s University and Seminary


Following a Special Visit – Schedule a Special Visit

  • University of Silicon Andhra


Following a Special Visit – Remove Notice of Concern, Proceed to reaffirmation

  • The University of Arizona Global Campus
  • Western University of Health Sciences


Following a Special Visit – Issue a Formal Notice of Concern

  • Mount Madonna Institute


Following a Special Visit – Continue a Warning

  • Humphreys University
  • Notre Dame de Namur University


Following a Special Visit – Continue Notice of Concern, Schedule a Special Visit, Proceed to reaffirmation

  • Menlo College


Following a Special Visit – Remove Probation, Proceed to reaffirmation

  • FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising


Following a Special Visit – Withdraw accreditation

  • San Diego Christian College