Accreditation -- a seal of approval by professional peers -- indicates that an institution or program meets the quality standards of the group conferring the accreditation. Loyola Marymount University is both regionally and professionally accredited by the following organizations:

Regional/General Accreditations

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)*

Program-Specific Accreditation

  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
  • American Art Therapy Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of American Law Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • California State Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California
  • The Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • International Association of Counseling Services
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design Commission of Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Dance
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • National Association of School Psychology
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

*WASC is reviewed periodically and recognized by the US Department of Education (USDOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).