Caltech Accreditation

Student Problem Resolution Policy

If the student has a complaint about Caltech’s compliance with academic program quality and accrediting standards that they believe warrants further attention after exhausting the steps outlined in the student resolution process in the catalog, they may contact the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) at WASC is the academic accrediting body for Caltech. An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, website:, telephone: (916) 431-6924; fax: (916) 263-1897. Prospective students may contact WASC or the BPPE with complaints as well.