California InterContinental University

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Coordinates: 33°41′47.13″N 117°51′3.56″W / 33.6964250°N 117.8509889°W / 33.6964250; -117.8509889[1]

California Intercontinental University (a/k/a CALUNIVERSITY)
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Logo of the California Intercontinental University
Motto "Education that works for you."
Type Private
Established 1996
Founder Dr. Shaan Kumar
Chairman Dr. Finian Tan
Location Irvine, CA, USA
Campus Urban
Colors Dark Red      and Blue     
Mascot Eagle

California Intercontinental University' is an online for-profit university located in the state of California in the United States.


California Intercontinental University offers students online Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's programs in Business Administration, Information Technology, Management, and Healthcare. The university offers degree programs, that enable learners to complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 24–36 months and a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) in 44–60 months. Bachelors students may complete their degree in 5 years.

Accreditation and approval[edit]

California Intercontinental University was first approved to operate as a degree granting university in 2003 in the state of California by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). California Intercontinental University was accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission in January 2009[2]. The Accrediting Commission of DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency[citation needed] and it is also a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).[citation needed] The school is not accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the regional accrediting body for California, Hawaii, and Pacific territories.[3]

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