Accreditation

University Accreditation

PLNU is numbered among those institutions of higher education that meet or exceed the rigorous standards of accrediting associations and commissions. PLNU is accredited by the WASC Senior Colleges and Universities Commission (WSCUC), for which it periodically completes a self-study that addresses recognized standards and principles of excellence.

WSCUC may be contacted at:

985 Atlantic Avenue
Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-9001

WSCUC Institutional Report – Spring 2017
WSCUC Interim Report Cover Letter – Fall 2012
WSCUC Interim Report – Fall 2012
Reaffirmation of Accreditation – February 28, 2008
WSCUC documents and 2004 – 2007 Accreditation Cycle

Professional/Program Accreditations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly CADE)
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
California Board of Registered Nursing
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Council on Social Work Education
National Association of Schools of Music

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Point Loma Nazarene University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). 

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Point Loma Nazarene University are pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.