Woodbury is accredited by six national and regional organizations. National accreditation is crucial – for example, most major companies do not hire from non-AACSB business schools.

Senior College and University Commission (formerly WASC)
The university is regionally accredited by the Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. WASC granted Woodbury its original accreditation in 1961.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The School of Business BBA and MBA received its accreditation in 2014.

Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
The School of Business BBA and MBA received its accreditation in 1998.

Council for Interior Design Accreditation
The Interior Architecture BFA program received its accreditation in 1991.

National Architectural Accrediting Board
The School of Architecture received accreditation for the Bachelor of Architecture program in 1994. The Master of Architecture program received its accreditation in the Spring of 2012.

National Association of Schools of Art and Design
The university received accreditation for programs in Animation, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, and Interior Architecture in 2008. The Filmmaking and Game Art & Design programs received accreditation in 2014.


College of Distinction

Woodbury University’s School of Business is pleased to have earned multi-year recognitions as a College of Distinction in Business

A College of Distinction is:

  • Nationally recognized by education professionals as an excellent school.
  • Strongly focused on teaching undergraduates.
  • Home to a wide variety of innovative learning experiences.
  • An active campus with many opportunities for personal development.
  • Highly valued by graduate schools and employers for its outstanding preparation