California InterContinental University's programs are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).
California InterContinental University has full institutional approval from the State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education to grant advanced degrees.
California InterContinental University has received approval to operate as a private for-profit institution from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education [BPPE], a division of the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs.
CalUniversity is approved by the California State Approving Agency to enroll veterans and other eligible persons. This allows students to use their VA Benefits and receive the maximum tuition reimbursement amounts available to them.