Accreditation is a method to ensure that institutions of higher education satisfy certain standards. A set of independent accrediting agencies review universities and their programs to enforce quality, such as if the university has sufficient resources, faculty, and student services. 


Regional Accreditation

Dominican University of California is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Dominican University of California is committed to complying with the requirements enumerated by WASC in its accreditation process.

Review the Statement of Accreditation Status and other details regarding Dominican’s WSCUC accreditation.

WASC Senior College and University Commission
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-9001

Specialized Accreditation

In addition, certain programs of the University have specialized accreditation.

National Association of Schools of Art and Design
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
(703) 437-0700

The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Dominican University of California is accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCE)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 887-6791

State of California Board of Registered Nursing 
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
(916) 322-3350

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
Johns Creek, G​A​ 30097
(770) 476-1224

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education  
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
(301) 652-6611 x2932


State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95811-4213
(916) 322-4974

NCAA Division II
700 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222
(317) 917-6222

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of Higher Education
  • American Association of University Women
  • American College Personnel Association
  • American Council on Education
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of California School Administrators
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Physical Plant Administrators
  • California Association of College and University Housing Officers
  • California Campus Compact
  • California Council on Teacher Education
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Golden Gateway Library Network of California State Library
  • Independent Colleges of Northern California
  • National Association of College Admissions Counselors
  • National Association of College and University Business Offices
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisors
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of School Financial Aid Administrators
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators