Western Association of Schools and Colleges

ACS WASC accredits K-12 schools and not-for-profit, non-degree granting postsecondary institutions.

  • Assures a school community that the school’s purposes are appropriate and being accomplished through a viable education program - a trustworthy institution for student learning

  • Validates the integrity of the school’s program and transcripts.
  • Facilitates transfer of credits to other English-speaking schools - critical for college/university acceptance worldwide.
  • Fosters the ongoing improvement of the school’s programs and operations to support student learning.


Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

ACBSP is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) to accredit business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide.

  • The pursuit of accreditation reinforces a commitment to continuous improvement, innovation, and scholarship.
  • The process of preparing an accreditation self-study enhances the focus on quality of student learning and renews a commitment to the educational mission.
  • Accreditation keeps business programs current through curriculum development.

National Rankings

While rankings don’t tell the whole story, it is noteworthy that Redlands has been recognized in many ways as providing exceptional higher education. 

US News and World Report 2022 Best College Rankings for the University of Redlands:

  • #5 Best University in the West (2022)

Washington Monthly

  • "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges" 
  • Top 4% (22 of 603), Best National Universities, Masters 

University Headquarters

  • #2 Best MBA ACBSP Accredited Schools in California
  • #7 Best MBA ACBSP Schools


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