Institutional Accreditation

Dharma Realm Buddhist University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001.

WSCUC is a regional accrediting agency serving a diverse membership of public and private higher education institutions throughout California, Hawaii, and the Pacific as well as a limited number of institutions outside the U.S. Through its work of peer review, based on standards agreed to by the membership, the Commission encourages continuous institutional improvement and assures the membership and its constituencies, including the public, that accredited institutions are fulfilling their missions in service to their students and the public good.

DRBU’s listing on the WSCUC website

WSCUC Visiting Team Report, 2023

Commission Action Letter, Reaffirmation of Accreditation, February 2024

Policies and Regulatory Information


Credit Hour Policy

Transfer Credit Policy

Student Complaints/Grievance Policy

Student Success Data and Retention and Graduation Rates

An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818,, phone: (916) 574-8900 or fax (916) 263-1897