Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association


The American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA) is the US national organization mandate to accredit doctoral programs in clinical, counseling, school and combined professional-scientific psychology in the United States; predoctoral internship programs in professional psychology; and postdoctoral residency programs in professional psychology.

General Information

Organization Name




750 First Street, NE
20002-4242 District of Columbia United States


+1 (202) 336 5979


+1 (202) 336 5978

Control Type


Entity Type

Not reported

Geo Focus and Coverage


Recognized by

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); U.S. Department of Education

Affiliations and Memberships

Association for Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA)

Number of Member Universities or Accredited Institutions


Members or Accredited Institutions

Institutions with APA-CoA accredited programs (August 2020)
Please visit the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association website for an up-to-date list of institutions with accredited programs.

University of Alaska Fairbanks-Anchorage  
University of South Alabama  
University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa  
Auburn University  
University of Alabama at Birmingham  
University of Arkansas  
University of Central Arkansas  
Midwestern University   
Northern Arizona University  
Arizona State University  
University of Arizona  
Palo Alto University  
Alliant International University, San Francisco Bay  
Alliant International University, Fresno  
Alliant International University, Los Angeles  
Alliant International University, San Diego  
University of California, Berkeley  
University of California, Los Angeles  
Fuller Theological Seminary  
Biola University  
University of Southern California  
San Diego State University - UC San Diego  
The Wright Institute  
Fielding Graduate University  
Pepperdine University  
University of California, Santa Barbara  
Loma Linda University  
Azusa Pacific University  
John F. Kennedy University  
University of La Verne  
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles  
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Irvine (TCSPP/I)/Argosy Teach-Out  
University of California, Riverside  
California Lutheran University  
Alliant International University, Sacramento  
University of San Francisco  
University of Denver  
University of Colorado Denver  
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs  
University of Northern Colorado  
Colorado State University  
University of Colorado Boulder  
University of Connecticut  
Yale University  
University of Hartford  
Gallaudet University  
George Washington University  
Howard University  
American University  
Catholic University of America  
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Washington, D.C. Campus  
University of Delaware  
Florida Institute of Technology  
Florida State University  
University of Florida  
University of Miami  
Nova Southeastern University  
University of South Florida  
Carlos Albizu University, Miami Campus  
Florida International University  
University of Central Florida  
National Louis University, Tampa/Argosy Teach-Out  
Mercer University  
Georgia Southern University  
University of Georgia  
Emory University  
Georgia State University  
University of Hawaii at Manoa  
Chaminade University of Honolulu/Argosy Teach-Out  
University of Iowa  
Iowa State University  
Idaho State University  
Roosevelt University  
Adler University - Chicago  
Illinois State University  
Wheaton College  
Northwestern University  
Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Chicago Campus  
DePaul University  
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science  
University of Illinois at Chicago  
Illinois Institute of Technology  
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  
Loyola University Chicago  
Northern Illinois University  
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine  
Southern Illinois University Carbondale  
National Louis University, Chicago/Argosy Teach-Out  
University of Notre Dame  
Ball State University  
Indiana University - Bloomington  
Purdue University  
Indiana State University  
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis  
University of Indianapolis  
University of Kansas  
Wichita State University  
Eastern Kentucky University  
University of Kentucky  
University of Louisville  
Spalding University  
Tulane University  
Louisiana State University  
Louisiana Tech University  
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology  
Harvard University  
Northeastern University  
University of Massachusetts, Boston  
William James College  
Springfield College  
Boston University  
Boston College  
Clark University  
University of Massachusetts Amherst  
Suffolk University  
University of Maryland, Baltimore County  
Loyola University Maryland  
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences  
University of Maryland-College Park  
University of Maine  
University of Michigan  
Wayne State University  
Michigan State University  
Central Michigan University  
Western Michigan University  
University of Detroit Mercy  
Michigan School of Psychology  
Andrews University  
Eastern Michigan University  
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota  
Augsburg University/Argosy Teach-Out   
University of St. Thomas  
University of Minnesota  
University of Missouri, Columbia  
University of Missouri, St. Louis  
Washington University in St. Louis  
Saint Louis University  
University of Missouri Kansas City   
Mississippi State University  
University of Southern Mississippi  
Jackson State University  
University of Mississippi  
The University of Montana  
East Carolina University  
University of North Carolina at Charlotte  
North Carolina State University  
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  
University of North Carolina, Greensboro  
Duke University  
University of North Dakota  
University of Nebraska, Lincoln  
Antioch University New England  
Rivier University  
Montclair State University  
College of Saint Elizabeth  
William Paterson University  
Rowan University  
Kean University  
Fairleigh Dickinson University   
Seton Hall University  
Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey  
University of New Mexico  
New Mexico State University  
University of Nevada, Reno  
University of Nevada Las Vegas  
Yeshiva University  
St. John's University  
John Jay College of Criminal Justice & The Graduate Center, CUNY  
Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York  
Roberts Wesleyan College  
City University of New York  
Pace University  
University at Albany  
Fordham University  
Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus  
Alfred University  
Hofstra University  
City University of New York, Graduate Center  
Adelphi University  
The City College of New York, The Graduate Center, CUNY  
Long Island University  
The New School  
Binghamton University, State University of New York  
University at Buffalo, State University of New York  
Stony Brook University, State University of New York  
New York University  
University of Rochester  
Syracuse University  
Teachers College, Columbia University  
Bowling Green State University  
Case Western Reserve University  
Kent State University  
Miami University  
The Ohio State University  
Ohio University  
University of Toledo  
Wright State University  
Xavier University  
The University of Akron  
University of Cincinnati  
Cleveland State University  
University of Tulsa  
Oklahoma State University  
University of Oklahoma  
University of Oregon  
George Fox University  
Pacific University, Oregon  
Pacific University  
West Chester University of Pennsylvania  
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine  
Point Park University  
Carlow University  
Duquesne University  
Chestnut Hill College  
Marywood University  
Chatham University  
Lehigh University  
Drexel University  
Indiana University of Pennsylvania  
Immaculata University  
La Salle University  
Widener University  
Pennsylvania State University  
University of Pennsylvania  
University of Pittsburgh  
Temple University  
Carlos Albizu University, San Juan Campus  
Universidad Ana G. Mendez, Gurabo Campus  
Ponce Health Sciences University  
University of Rhode Island  
University of South Carolina  
The University of South Dakota  
The University of Memphis  
Vanderbilt University  
Tennessee State University  
University of Tennessee - Knoxville  
East Tennessee State University  
Texas Woman's University  
University of Houston  
Southern Methodist University  
Sam Houston State University  
University of Houston- Clear Lake  
University of North Texas  
Texas Tech University  
Our Lady of the Lake University  
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center  
Baylor University  
Texas A&M University  
University of Texas at Austin  
Brigham Young University  
Utah State University  
University of Utah  
Radford University  
Divine Mercy University  
Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology  
James Madison University  
Regent University  
George Mason University  
Virginia Commonwealth University  
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  
University of Virginia  
University of Vermont  
Washington State University  
University of Washington  
Northwest University  
Antioch University Seattle  
Seattle Pacific University  
Marquette University  
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee  
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology  
University of Wisconsin, Madison  
West Virginia University  
Marshall University  
University of Wyoming  

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