Washburn University is accredited or approved by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604. To file a complaint with the commission, please follow its stated procedures.

Program accreditations

In addition, several academic programs are accredited or approved by the following accrediting bodies:

  • AACSB – International (Business – Master, Baccalaureate)
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (Certified – Master)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (Occupational Therapy Assistant)
  • American Association of Museums (Mulvane Art Museum)
  • American Bar Association (School of Law, Juris Doctor)
  • American Chemical Society (Certified BS Chemistry)
  • Association of American Law Schools (School of Law)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (Physical Therapist Assistant)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (Health Information Technology)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (Respiratory Therapy)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (Athletic Training)
  • Commission for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (Education - Master, Baccalaureate)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (Nursing – Master, Baccalaureate)
  • Council on Social Work Education (Social Work – Master, Baccalaureate)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Diagnostic Medical Sonography)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (Radiologic Technology)
  • Kansas State Board of Nursing (Nursing – Master, Baccalaureate)
  • Kansas State Department of Education (Education – Master, Baccalaureate)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (Art)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (Music)