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Rankings, Accreditations, and Affiliations

University of La Verne is recognized among the country’s leading schools. In its 2016 national ranking of “Best Online Programs,” U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California. La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating. And the Los Angeles Business Journal ranks the College of Business and Public Management MBA Program as fourth largest in Los Angeles County for student enrollment and degrees awarded in 2016. All of this enhances visibility and reflects the value of a La Verne education.

Accreditations and Affiliations

  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA) – College of Law
  • Recipient, Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA) – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)