Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) ; 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100; Alameda, CA 94501; Tel: 510.748.9001; and is approved by the Postsecondary Commission, California Department of Education. WSCUC (http://www.wascsenior.org/) granted Charles Drew University its regional accreditation in 1995.
WSCUC (WASC) Accreditation
CDU Major Plans
CDU’s quality is further validated by prestigious national and regional programmatic accreditations.
College of Medicine
The MD degree for the Drew/UCLA Medical Education program is granted by the University of California, through UCLA, and is accredited by the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and American Medical Association (AMA). The Drew/UCLA program currently enjoys an eight (8) year accreditation awarded from LCME. This is the maximum length granted for any LCME accreditation. In addition the program is approved by the State of California Council of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education to grant a Doctor of Medicine degree in cooperation with the Board of Regents of the University of California.
College of Science and Health
School of Nursing