Patten University is accredited by The Accreditation Commission for Senior Colleges, Universities of The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, a 501(c)(3) organization, is recognized as one of six regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.

The Western region covers institutions in California and Hawaii, the territories of Guam, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, the Pacific Basin, and East Asia, and areas of the Pacific and East Asia where American/International schools or colleges may apply to it for service.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 748-9001
Fax: (510) 748-9797

To learn more about Patten University’s accreditation, visit the WASC website.