UH Hilo is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Contact information for the Commission is as follows: 985 Atlantic Avenue, Ste. 100, Alameda, CA 94501; Tel: (510) 748-9001; Fax: (510) 748-9797; Email: email@example.com; Web: www.wascsenior.org.
Students may transfer credits to other American or foreign universities on the same basis as course credits are transferred by other accredited American universities. Documents relating to the accreditation of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo are available to the public at the Edwin H. Mookini Library and at the accreditation website.
UH Hilo has two programs accredited by the Hawaiʻi Teacher Standards Board (HTSB) through the State Approval of Teacher Education Program (SATEP) process:
- The Education Department Teacher Education Program within the School of Education, College of Arts and Sciences
- Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program within the Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language.
Contact Information for the HTSB:
Hawaiʻi Teacher Standards Board
650 Iwilei Rd, #201
Honolulu, Hi 96817
Tel: (808) 586-2619
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
The MA program in Counseling Psychology is fully accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council, P.O. Box 721173, Norman, OK 73070; Tel: (405) 329-2424; Website: www.mpcacsite.org
School of Nursing
The School of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). Contact information: 61 Broadway - 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10006; Tel: (212) 363-5555 or 1-800-669-1656 (ext. 153); Fax: (212) 812-0390: Website: www.nlnac.org
NLNAC accreditation summary (2007)
College of Business and Economics
Programs in the College of Business and Economics (CoBE) are accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Contact information: 777 South Harbor Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, FL 33602-5730; Tel: (813) 769-6500; Fax: (813) 769-6559; Website: www.aacsb.edu
CoBE documentation pertaining to AACSB International accreditation is posted at http://business.uhh.hawaii.
College of Pharmacy
The College of Pharmacy (CoP) Doctor of Pharmacy program is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Contact information: ACPE,135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603-4180; Tel: (312) 664-3575; Fax: (312) 664-4652; Website: www.acpe-accredit.org
CoP documentation pertaining to ACPE accreditation is posted at http://pharmacy.uhh.hawaii.
Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language
Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani and all of its units are accredited by the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium. Contact information: WINHEC Head Office
Sámi University College
Tel: + 47 78 44 84 00
English Language Institute
The English Language Institute (ELI) is accredited by the Commission on English Language (CEA). Contact information: CEA 801 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; Tel: (703) 519-2070; Fax: (703)519-2071; Website: www.cea-accredit.org