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Accredited University

Higher Learning Commission

Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL, 60604 (800-621-7440).

The undergraduate and graduate business and public administration programs and the Master of Healthcare Administration program in the School of Business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS, 66213 (913-339-9356). The B.S. in Economics degree is not considered to be a business program and is not accredited by ACBSP.

The State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO, 65102 (573-751-3469) has officially approved the academic standards of Park University for teacher education and other school professional programs.

The pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is initially approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing, P.O. Box 656, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Park University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and the Master of Social Work (MSW) are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA, 22314.

The Master of Public Administration Program is pursuing accreditation by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), 1029 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC, 200051029.

Accreditation documents are available for review upon request in the Office of Academic Affairs.


The state of California requires institutions to provide specific completion and placement rate information regarding graduates and their employment. Below are fact sheets containing graduation and employment information for each program as calculated based on California requirements. Further graduation and employment information may be available at the school.

2014 – 2015 Performance Fact Sheet

2015 – 2016 Performance Fact Sheet

2016 – 2017 Performance Fact Sheet

2017-2018 Performance Fact Sheet

2014 – 2015 Annual Report (reported in 2016)

2015 – 2016 Annual Report (reported in 2017)

STATE Authorizations

List of State Authorizations – Undergraduate

List of State Authorizations – Graduate

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Exemption Letter


U.S. Department of Education: Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.