Campus Accreditation

Choosing an accredited school is important to your education. Accreditation signifies that the school has met certain standards of quality in education, so you can feel confident in the value of the education you receive. 

Brightwood College in Sacramento is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington DC 20002-4242. For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at www.acics.org.

Approvals

  • Approved to operate by the: 
    Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education 
    2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400 
    Sacramento, California 95833 
    www.bppe.ca.gov 
    916.431.6959
  • Approval to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8.
  • Approved by the Dental Board of California for Dental Assistant Program, Radiology, Coronal Polish, Infection Control, and Pit and Fissure Sealants: 
    State of California 
    Department of Consumer Affairs 
    Dental Board of California 
    2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1550 
    Sacramento, California 95815 
    www.dbc.ca.gov 
    916.263.2595
  • The Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the: 
    California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) 
    2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205 
    Sacramento, California 95833 
    916.263.7800
  • There is no programmatic accreditation for the Criminal Justice, Medical Assistant and Medical Office Specialist programs.
  • The Dental Assistant program is not programmatically accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
  • Brightwood College in Sacramento, CA is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant, alien students.

Memberships

  • Member of California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools
  • Member of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU)