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Institutional Status

San Diego  University for Integrative Studies is approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)  in the state of California. Therefore, SDUIS meets the BPPE’s Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education 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 for Integrative Studies is also approved by the following agencies:

California Board of Psychology (eligibility of graduates for Psychologist licensing)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences, since 1999 (eligibility of graduates for Marriage and Family Therapist licensing)
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.

SDUIS is a member of:

Professional International Educators Roundtable (PIER)
The International Society of Sport Psychology

Notice to Prospective Students

This institution is 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 is in the process of applying for accreditation of its degree programs, as required.An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended.