The university has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1961.

Additionally, the university is approved by the State of Oregon for the training of teachers in identified subject areas. Warner Pacific has also been approved to offer specific degree programs in the State of Washington.*

As Warner Pacific is regionally accredited, our students are generally accepted for transfer by other regionally accredited colleges and universities. Note that it’s at the discretion of accepting institutions what credits meet institutional equivalents for transfer.

*”Warner Pacific University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Warner Pacific University to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at PO Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.” The State of Washington, Washington Student Achievement Council – Degree Authorization.