Specialized Accreditation

Seattle University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.  Some schools, colleges, and programs undergo review by external bodies to receive accreditation.  This information, along with endorsements from external organizations,  is also published in the official catalogs of the university.  The following academic and professional bodies accredit specific programs within the university; they are recognized by either the Council  for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the United States Department of Education (USDE) or in some cases both (see individual college, school or program websites for more information): 

  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Association of Theological Schools
  • American Bar Association
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education