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California College of ASU

1111 S Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90015

United States

Telephone: 818-345-8414


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Maureen A. Maloney

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited with Notice of Concern - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution, while it currently meets WSCUC Standards, is in danger of being found out of compliance with one or more Standards. Accredited with Notice of Concern

Most Recent Commission Action: December 20, 2022

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2013

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2014

Undergraduate FTE: 170

Graduate FTE: 0

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerDavid CarterChief Academic Officer / Dean of Academic
Board of Directors ChairJames LyonsBoard
Chief Academic OfficerDavid CarterChief Academic Officer / Dean of Academic
Chief Executive OfficerDavid LopezDean/
Chief Financial OfficerDesmond LovellChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchKelly ParkerVice President of Student
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
Main Campus RelocationLos AngelesMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
AAS Animation Visual EffectsAssociate2018On-Site
AAS Design & Visual CommunicationAssociate2018On-Site
AAS FilmAssociate2018On-Site
AAS Recording ArtsAssociate2018On-Site
AFA CinemaAssociate2019On-Site
BFA Graphic Design & Interactive MediaBachelors2018On-Site
BFA Visual EffectsBachelors2018On-Site
BFA Visual EffectsBachelors2018Distance Education
BFA in CinemaBachelors2008On-Site
BFA in Graphic Design & Interactive MediaBachelors2019Distance Education
BS Digital Media, Digital MarketingBachelors2018Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Special Visit
Fall2026Offsite Review
Spring2027Accreditation Visit