Antioch University Los Angeles is one of five campuses of Antioch University which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region. See the Higher Learning Commission website for its student complaint process.

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A complete list of Antioch University academic programs that have been granted programmatic or specialized accreditation is available online here.

Antioch University credentials also include federal government recognition, which makes Antioch University students eligible for a variety of financial aid assistance, including grants, scholarships, and loans. For more information on Antioch University Los Angeles’ accreditation status regarding dual accreditation with WASC and HLC, please click here.

State Accreditation for Teacher Credentialing

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) is an agency in the Executive Branch of California State Government. It was created in 1970 by the Ryan Act and is the oldest of the autonomous state standards boards in the nation. The major purpose of the agency is to serve as a state standards board for educator preparation for the public schools of California, the licensing and credentialing of professional educators in the State, the enforcement of professional practices of educators, and the discipline of credential holders in the State of California. Antioch University Los Angeles is fully accredited by this agency.

Specialized Accreditation

A complete list of Antioch University academic programs that have been granted programmatic or specialized accreditation is available online.


Antioch University Los Angeles is authorized for operation in the state of California by the State of California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education. The University adheres to federal and state regulations concerning civil rights, affirmative action, tax exemption, and eligibility for foundation support. Antioch University does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or physical handicap.