Sofia University is accredited by the nation’s premier regional accreditation body for higher education, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in 1998. Through its rigorous review process, WASC confirms that Sofia University possesses the resources, policies, and practices to achieve its educational goals and shows a dedication to the improvement and accountability of its programs. In 2015, Sofia was approved for an additional 7 years on its accreditation status.
Sofia University is on California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)’s Listing of Accredited Institutions and Programs.
Sofia University is on the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s Listing of Accredited and Candidate Institutions (CHEA).
Sofia University is also among the recognized list of institutions of higher education in the U.S. Department of Education’s database.
Sofia University is also among the recognized list of institutions of higher education on Chinese Government Website of Ministry of Education’s database as "Sofia University (Original name is Institute of Transpersonal Psychology，name changed in 2012)".