Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University. Argosy University is accredited by the Senior College and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501,

Programmatic Accreditation

The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation,, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. The Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management, the Associate of Science degree in Culinary Arts, the Associate of Science degree in Baking & Pastry, and Diploma programs in Art of Cooking and Baking & Pastry are accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

State Licensing

Argosy University is a private institution and has been licensed to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400 Sacramento, CA 95834,, Toll-free phone: 1.888.370.7589).