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 College and University Commission (WSCUC), for which it periodically completes a self-study that addresses recognized standards and principles of excellence.

WSCUC may be contacted at:

1001 Marina Village Parkway
Suite 402
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-9001

Reaffirmation of Accreditation – March 9 , 2018
WSCUC Visit Team Report – Fall 2017
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

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) as part of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
California Board of Registered Nursing
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Council on Social Work Education
National Association of Schools of Music

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Point Loma Nazarene University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (