Is WASC Accreditation Important?

WASC Accreditation: Assures a school community that the school’s purposes are appropriate and being accomplished through a viable educational program and that it is a trustworthy institution for student learning.

Validates the integrity of the school’s program and transcripts.

Why is WASC accreditation important?

ACS WASC accreditation is a school improvement process and therefore is a process that serves as the foundation for quality education. The public is assured that accredited institutions are evaluated extensively and conform to expectations of performance and quality.

What is the WASC accreditation?

The WASC accreditation process aids institutions in developing and sustaining effective educational programs and assures the educational community, the general public, and other organizations that an accredited institution has met high standards of quality and effectiveness.

Is WASC nationally accredited?

The WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) is one of six regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the United States. Accredited institutions are also subject to the conditions established by the Commission, including its policies.11 Aug 2016

How long does it take to get WASC accreditation?

ACS WASC accreditation is an ongoing cycle of quality. Schools assess their program and the impact on student learning with respect to the ACS WASC criteria and other accreditation factors. Every six years,* accredited schools conduct a self-study and host a self-study visit.