Accreditation & Affiliations

Brooks Institute is a private institution where providing students with a quality education is our top priority. Accreditation offers assurance that Brooks Institute has voluntarily undergone a rigorous process to ensure our curriculum and degree programs meet the standards for quality as determined by the educational community.

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

Brooks Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award certificates, bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education (USED) and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). ACICS is located at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002-4241, and can be contacted at 202-336-6780.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Brooks Institute has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. This status is a preliminary affiliation with the Commission awarded for a maximum period of four years. Candidacy is an indication that the institution is progressing toward Accreditation. Candidacy is not Accreditation and does not ensure eventual Accreditation.

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Brooks Institute is licensed by means of accreditation by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. This approval to operate in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) 0f 2009, which is effective January 1, 2010. The Act is administered by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, under the Department of Consumer Affairs. The Bureau can be reached at:

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818,
Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
(888) 370-7589

As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review the catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement. Any questions a student may have regarding the catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.at the address above. A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling 888) 370-7589(916) 431-6959 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau's Internet Web site, www.bppe.ca.gov.

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