Accreditation and Licensing

Accreditation
Accreditation Pathways College is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501, 501-748-9001.

Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education Licensure (AZPPSE)
Pathways College has been granted a Regular Accredited Vocational and Degree Program License AVD- 01714 by the Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education, 1740 W. Adams Street, Room 3008, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 602-542-5709, http://ppse.az.gov

California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Licensure (BPPE)
Pathways College is a private, non-profit institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education is located at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, 916.431.6924, (Fax) 916.263.1897, http://www.bppe.ca.gov

State Authorization for Distance Education
Pathways College is currently authorized to operate, exempt, or not subject to state authorization approval in the following states for its distance education programs. Pathways College may accept enrollment applications from prospective students residing in (located in) the states on this list.

    • California
      Pathways College is approved to operate in California. See above.
    • Arizona
      Pathways College is approved to operate in Arizona. See above.
    • Idaho
      Pathways College is exempt from registration/not subject to oversight by the Idaho State Board of Education by way of attestation that Pathways College does not have a physical presence in Idaho, as defined in IDAPA 08.01.11.200.03, and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Idaho.
    • Illinois
      Pathways College is authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, by way of an exemption as an Institution with Limited Physical Presence in Illinois, to provide distance education programs to Illinois residents as defined under the Illinois Administrative Code Section 1030.10 (Ill. Admin. Code tit. 23 § 1030 (2017)). A student who is a resident of Illinois and who wishes to make a complaint about the institution should follow the process outlined by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) at: https://complaints.ibhe.org/
    • Louisiana
      Pathways College is exempt/not subject to oversight by the Louisiana Board of Regents and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Louisiana.