University Accreditation

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:; Web: .

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 Hawai╩╗i at Hilo are available to the public at the Edwin H. Mookini Library and at the accreditation website.

A number of programs are accredited by external accrediting commissions. A complete and current list of these programs and their accrediting status and commissions is posted at the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Program Review.

Reviewed June 2013--AKS