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Westwood College is currently nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).  ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The following campuses are nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS):

California Campuses
Westwood College - Anaheim (Anaheim, CA), an additional location of Westwood College - Denver North
Westwood College - Inland Empire (Upland, CA), an additional location of Westwood College - Denver North
Westwood College - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Westwood College - South Bay (Torrance, CA)

Colorado Campuses
Westwood College - Denver North (Denver, CO)
Westwood College - Denver South (Denver, CO), an additional location of Westwood College - Denver North
Westwood College - Online Campus, an additional location of Westwood College - Los Angeles

Illinois Campuses
Westwood College - DuPage (Woodridge, IL)
Westwood College - Chicago Loop (Chicago, IL), an additional location of Westwood College - Los Angeles
Westwood College - O'Hare Airport (Schiller Park, IL)
Westwood College - River Oaks (Calumet City, IL), an additional location of Westwood College - Los Angeles

Georgia Campuses
Westwood College - Atlanta Midtown (Atlanta, GA), an additional location of Westwood College - DuPage
Westwood College - Atlanta Northlake (Atlanta, GA), an additional location of Westwood College - O'Hare Airport

Virginia Campuses
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston (Arlington, VA), an additional location of Westwood College - South Bay
Westwood College - Annandale (Annandale, VA), an additional location of Westwood College - South Bay

For more information contact ACICS:

ACICS    ACICS
750 First Street NE, Suite 980
Washington DC 20002
202-336-6780
www.acics.org 

State Licensing and Approval

Each Westwood College campus is licensed and approved to operate by the appropriate state regulatory bodies. For additional information, contact the state agencies listed below.

California Department of Consumer Affairs
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
888-370‐7589
www.bppe.ca.gov

Colorado Commission on Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, CO 80202

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, Georgia 30084-5305

Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 N. Liberty Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-3300 or 800-974-0203
www.mhec.state.md.us

Illinois Board of Higher Education
431 East Adams Street, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62701

Texas Workforce Commission
Career Schools and Colleges – Rooms 104-T
101 East 15th Street
Austin, Texas 78778

Virginia State Council of Higher Education
James Monroe Building
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Q&A on accreditation

For more information on please visit our Q&A page on accreditation for Westwood College.