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NEWS: CCE reaffirms accreditation for Life Chiropractic College West


FEB. 5, 2019 — Life Chiropractic College West has received notice from the Council on Chiropractic Education that accreditation has been reaffirmed. On January 22, 2019, a letter informed Life West that the Hayward, California college’s accreditation has been reaffirmed for eight years. This was done following a self-study initiative, a site visit from the CCE to Life West’s San Francisco Bay Area campus, and a follow-up visit with Life West administrators and the council earlier in January.

Life West congratulates the entire campus community and thanks those staff and faculty members who worked so hard preparing the self-study and participating in the site visit.

About the Council on Chiropractic Education

CCE is the national accrediting Agency for Doctor of Chiropractic Programs within the United States. Accreditation provides assurances of educational quality and institutional integrity to governments, jurisdictional licensing and regulatory bodies, institutions, professional organizations, students, other accrediting agencies and the public at large.

The Council on Chiropractic Education accredits 15 Doctor of Chiropractic degree programs at 18 locations within the United States. The purpose of CCE is to promote academic excellence and to ensure the quality of chiropractic education.

CCE maintains recognition by the United States Department of Education as the national accrediting body for Doctor of Chiropractic Programs and chiropractic solitary purpose institutions of higher education. CCE is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and is a member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA) and the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).

The CCE Accreditation Standards, Policies, Bylaws, and Manuals can be found on the CCE website (cce-usa.org ) under the Publications tab. Accreditation decisions can be found under Recent Accreditation Actions. The Historical Development of the Council on Chiropractic Education can be found under History on the About CCE tab.

About Life Chiropractic College West

Life Chiropractic College West-California traces its founding to 1976, when the institution was known as Pacific States Chiropractic College. In April 1978, the first group of students at Pacific States Chiropractic College began attending classes.

Life Chiropractic College West-California, which offers a Doctor of Chiropractic degree, is internationally recognized for leadership and innovation in chiropractic education. LCCW-California is accredited by both the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the Council on Chiropractic Education, agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information on LCCW-California, visit lifewest.edu.





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