Empire College takes pride in the high standards we must achieve to maintain accreditation and offer students a high-quality education.
Empire College School of Business is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. For more information about the recent decision regarding ACICS and how it affects Empire College, please view our Notice About ACICS Accreditation.
Empire College is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
Empire College's programs are approved for the training of veterans and eligible persons. Empire College operates programs approved by the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs; the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service
In addition, Empire College works with rehabilitation specialists and injured workers to customize programs under California's Workers Compensation training voucher system, as well as laid-off workers entitled to benefits under the Trade Adjustment Act.