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Accreditation

Collage of WesternU students in classrooms and clinical settingsWestern University of Health Sciences is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC, 985 Atlantic Ave, #100 Alameda CA 94501. Phone Number: 501-748-9001), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Post-secondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Western University also is approved as a degree-granting institution by the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of California. Professional accreditations for each academic program are indicated in the appropriate sections of this web site.

 

Western University of Health Sciences takes very seriously complaints and concerns regarding the institution. Most complaints should be resolved at the campus level. If your complaint regarding the Western University of Health Sciences has not been resolved at the campus level, you may present your complaint as follows:

 

  1. If your complaint is associated with the institution’s compliance with academic program quality and WASC accrediting standards, you may file a complaint with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the agency that accredits the Western University’s academic program, at: http://www.wascsenior.org/comments.
  2. If your complaint is associated with your professional programs compliance with the appropriate professional accrediting standards, you may file a complaint with the accrediting body listed in the program specific section of the University catalog.
  3. If your complaint involves matters not associate with the University’s academic programs, you may file a complaint with the California State Attorney General by contacting the Public Inquiry Unit of the California State Department of Justice using on-line forms available at:
    http://ag.ca.gov/contact/complaint_form.php?cmplt=PL

    Or by telephone or fax:
    Public Inquiry Unit
    Voice: (916) 322-3360
    or (Toll-free in California) (800) 952-5225
    Fax: (916) 323-5341

 

Nothing in this disclosure should be construed to limit any right that you may have to take civil or criminal legal action to resolve your complaints.