Accreditation (WSCUC)

Educational Effectiveness Indicators

Below is a sample of educational effectiveness indicators for academic programs offered by the University of San Francisco. Specific details on these or other indicators can be obtained by contacting Shirley McGuire (Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs) at

WSCUC (WASC Senior College and University Commission) accreditation documentation can be found in the Loading....

Student Achievement


The University of San Francisco is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In addition, some programs and schools within the University are concurrently accredited by professional accrediting agencies.

University, School and Other Accreditations

USF Unit Accrediting Agency Initial Latest expires
University of San Francisco WASC Senior College and University Commission-WSCUC 1950 2019 2029
School of Education California Commission on Teaching Credentialing-CTC 1948 2015 2022
School of Law American Bar Association-ABA 1935 2017 2022
School of Management Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International- AACSB 1953 2017 2021
School of Nursing and Health Professions Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education-CCNE 2003 2015 2025
Public Administration Program (Face-to-Face and Online) National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration-NASPAA 2012 _ 2019
Counseling and Psychological Services American Psychological Association-APA 2014 _ 2020
  International Association of Counseling Services 1995 2009 2018
Master of Public Health Council on Education for Public Health-CEPH 2014 _ 2019
PsyD Program American Psychological Association-APA In Process _ _


Complaint Resolution Procedures


Satisfied or strongly satisfied on graduating student survey