Santa Clara University

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Accreditations

Santa Clara University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Various academic and other programs within the University are also accredited by specific accrediting bodies.

University, School, and Departmental Accreditations

Academic and Other Units Accrediting Agency Initial Accreditation
Santa Clara University WASC, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities, Western Association of Schools and Colleges 1949
School of Business AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) 1961
Department of Accounting
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
1996
School of Law
American Bar Association
State Bar of California
 
Association of American Law Schools (with ABA)
1937
 
with ABA accreditation
1940
de Saisset Museum American Association of Museums
1979
School of Engineering
ABET
 
civil 1936
computer 1987
electrical 1936
mechanical 1936

Chemistry Department American Chemical Society (ACS) 1959
Counseling Psychology Department California Board of Behavioral Sciences Accredited Marriage and Family Therapists (BBS) 1997
Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) 1971
Education Department
California State Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1962
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