U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The University is authorized by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service to process Form 1-20, enabling prospective international students to apply for an F1 Student Visa.
California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
California University – Silicon Valley (CUSV) is approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education under Section 94897 (I) of the State of California Education Code.
Any questions a student may have regarding this school that has not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at:
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (888) 370-7589
Fax: (916) 263-1897
The Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
The University is granted Pre-Accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), effective 24 February 2018. Accreditation status and notes may be viewed at: http://acaom.org/directory-menu/directory/
ACAOM is the recognized accrediting agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM is located at
8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347
Phone: (952) 212-2434
Fax: (952) 657-7068
California Acupuncture Board
California University – Silicon Valley is approved by the California Acupuncture Board and graduates of the MTCM program are eligible to sit for the California Acupuncture Licensing Examination.
For licensure information, contact:
State of California Acupuncture Board
1747 N. Market Blvd, Suite 180 Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: (916) 515-5200
National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
NCCAOM is the only national organization that validates entry-level competency in the practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) through professional certification. NCCAOM certification, or a passing score on the NCCAOM certification examinations, documents competency for licensure as an acupuncturist by 46 states plus the District of Columbia, representing 98 percent of the states that regulate acupuncture.
CUSV graduates of the MTCM program are eligible to sit for the NCCAOM national board exams.
To contact NCCAOM: 2025 M Street NW, Suite 800 Washington DC, 20036 Phone: (888) 381-1140 (toll-free number) or (202) 381-1140 (direct phone number).