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California State University, Channel Islands

One University Drive

Camarillo, CA 93012

United States

Telephone: 805-437-8400


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

Most Recent Commission Action: February 19, 2021

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. 2005

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2007

Undergraduate FTE: 6,162

Graduate FTE: 330

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

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. Multi-institution System

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 Financial Aid: Yes

Accreditation Liaison OfficerJessica Lavariega MonfortiVice
Board of Directors ChairLillian KimbellChair of the Board of Trustees of the
Chief Academic OfficerMitch
Chief Executive OfficerRichard YaoInterim
Chief Financial OfficerBarbara RexInterim
Director Institutional ResearchRichard YaoInterim
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
03980300California State University Channel IslandsCamarilloMain CampusActive
0398034Santa Barbara City CollegeSanta BarbaraAdditionalActive
03980303Santa Barbara Cottage HospitalSanta BarbaraBranch CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Applied PhysicsBachelors2007On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics EngineeringBachelors2017On-Site
Biotechnology and BioinformaticsMasters2004On-Site
BusinessBachelors2014Distance Education
Business Administration CertificateNon-degree2004Distance Education
Certificate in Healthcare InterpretingNon-degree2015On-Site
Chemistry CertificateNon-degree2004On-Site
Chicana(o) StudiesBachelors2008On-Site
Computer ScienceBachelors2002On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters2005On-Site
Digital Media Art CertificateNon-degree2005On-Site
Early Childhood StudiesBachelors2007On-Site
Education–Administrative Services Preliminary CredentialNon-degree2009On-Site
Education–Bilingual Authorization SpanishNon-degree2011On-Site
Education–Mild/Moderate Disabilities CredentialNon-degree2003On-Site
Education–Mild/Moderate Disabilities Intern CredentialNon-degree2003On-Site
Education–Multiple Subject CredentialNon-degree2002On-Site
Education–Single Subject Credential (English, History/Social Science, Math, SciNon-degree2004On-Site
Education–Single Subject Intern Credential (English, History/Social Science, MaNon-degree2004On-Site
Environmental Science and Resource ManagementBachelors2002On-Site
Global StudiesBachelors2015On-Site
Guitar CertificateNon-degree2012On-Site
Health SciencesBachelors2014On-Site
Information TechnologyBachelors2005On-Site
Liberal StudiesBachelors2002On-Site
Master of Science in NursingMasters2020Distance Education
Performing ArtsBachelors2006On-Site
Pest Control Advisor CertificateNon-degree2015On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors2006On-Site
Spanish Translation CertificateNon-degree2009On-Site
Technical Writing CertificateNon-degree2002On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Accreditation Visit