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

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


Loyola Marymount University welcomes online degree or certificate applications from prospective students who are residents in California, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. Due to state authorization regulations, students residing outside of these 21 states cannot be considered at this time for our online programs. LMU welcomes your inquiry and application to one of our on-campus only programs.

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