Anaheim University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, or CHEA ( Anaheim University is currently operating under a Show Cause Directive, effective July 28, 2023 (Directive). The Directive requires the institution to provide the DEAC with requested information and/or make certain changes, including to its advertising and accounting practices as well as ensuring that all researchers’ CITI certification is updated. The university must show cause why its accreditation should not be withdrawn. Anaheim University is cooperating with the DEAC to make all requested modifications.

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is a non-profit [501 c 6] educational association located at:
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, D.C. 20036 Tel: 202-234-5100

Please click here to see the DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public.

Anaheim University is also approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education. "Approval to operate" means that Anaheim University operates in compliance with state standards as set forth in the California Education Code and the California Code of Regulations.

Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education

Address: 1747 N. Market Blvd. Ste 225 Sacramento, CA 95834 P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
Web site Address:
Telephone and Fax #'s: (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897 (916)574-8900 or by fax (916) 263-1897