WSCUC Accreditation History at Cal State LA

Initial accreditation was granted in 1953. Cal State LA was subsequently reaccredited in 1960, 1965, 1970, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1999, 2011, and 2019.


Timeline since 2007

Winter 2007 Institutional Self-Study approved (January)
Spring 2009

Capacity and Preparatory Review Visit (April)

Fall 2010 Educational Effectiveness Review (October)
Spring 2011

Interim Progress Report Review (February)

Commission letter indicating reaffirmation (March)

Spring 2014 WASC Annual Report due (May)
Spring 2015 Mid-Cycle Review (May - consists of Annual Report supplemented with data on student achievement and the standard educational effectiveness indicators)
Spring 2016 WSCUC Annual Report due (May)
Fall 2016 Launch of semester calendar
Spring 2017 Report preparation for Offsite Review launched (must include assessment data and demonstration of its use for all five Core Competencies)
Summer 2018 Institutional Report submitted (June 28, 2018)
Fall 2018 Offsite Review (September 6, 2018)
Spring 2019 Accreditation Visit (February 27 - March 1, 2019)
July 2019 Commission letter received indicating reaffirmation of accreditation for a period of 10 years
March 2024 Interim Report submitted to WSCUC