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California Northstate University

9700 West Taron Drive

Elk Grove, CA 95757

United States

Telephone: 916-686-7400


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

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 - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: September 22, 2023

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. 2011

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2012

Undergraduate FTE: 281

Graduate FTE: 943

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-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. Proprietary with parent/board

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. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: No

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerAshim MalhotraAssistant Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and
Board of Directors ChairShelton
Chief Academic OfficerCatherine YangChief Academic
Chief Executive OfficerAlvin
Chief Financial OfficerShoua
Director Institutional ResearchTuan TranAssistant
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
California Northstate UniversityElk GroveMain CampusActive
Rancho CordovaRancho CordovaAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BS in Health SciencesBachelors2015On-Site
Doctor of Dental MedicineProfessional Doctorate2022On-Site
Doctor of MedicineProfessional Doctorate2015On-Site
Doctor of PharmacyProfessional Doctorate2008On-Site
Doctor of PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2018On-Site
Doctor of PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2018On-Site
Master of Translational Medical SciencesMasters2018On-Site
Master’s of Healthcare AdministrationMasters2021On-Site
Masters in Healthcare Administration HyflexMasters2024Distance Education
Masters of Arts in Clinical PsychologyMasters2019On-Site
PharmD Postgraduate Enhancement Certificate ProgramNon-degree2021On-Site
Pre-Health Post-BaccalaureateNon-degree2015On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Offsite Review
Spring2025Accreditation Visit