San Diego University for Integrated Studies is approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) in the state of California. Therefore, SDUIS meets the BPPE’s minimum standards as set forth in the California for Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 Title 5, Division 7.5 of the California Code of Regulations Private Postsecondary Education.
The San Diego University is also licensed by the following agencies:
California Board of Psychology
California Board of Behavioral Sciences, since 1999
California Board of Registered Nursing, since 1999
California Department of Veterans Affairs
Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, licensed since 1999.
The USA English Language Center, is accredited by ACCET , Accrediting Council of Continuing Education and Training
SDUIS is a member of:
Professional International Educators Roundtable (PIER)
The International Society of Sport Psychology
Notice to Prospective Students
This institution approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education to offer degree programs. To continue to offer degree programs, this institution must meet the following requirements:
• Become institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with the scope of the accreditation covering at least one degree program.
• Achieve accreditation candidacy or pre-accreditation, as defined in regulations, by July 1, 2017, and full accreditation by July 1, 2020.
If this institution stops pursuing accreditation, it must:
• Stop all enrollment in its degree programs, and
• Provide a teach-out to finish the educational program or provide a refund.
San Diego University for Integrative Studies’ application for national accreditation has been accepted and is currently being reviewed for readiness assessment. National accreditation is recognized by the United States Department of Education and fulfills the above stated requirements. Estimates for accreditation have been given for 12-18 months from January, 2016.
An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended.