The Western region covers institutions in California and Hawaii, the territories of Guam, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, the Pacific Basin, and East Asia, and areas of the Pacific and East Asia where American/International schools or colleges may apply to it for service.
The accrediting activities of WASC are conducted by the three Commissions, listed below. Each Commission works with a different segment of education.
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)
The Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities