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Chaminade University of Honolulu

3140 Waialae Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96816-1578

United States

Telephone: 808-735-4711


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

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: June 29, 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. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1960

Undergraduate FTE: 1,403

Graduate FTE: 546

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. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerJanet DavidsonVice Provost for Academic
Board of Directors ChairKeiki-Pua DancilBoard
Chief Academic OfficerLance
Chief Executive OfficerLynn
Chief Financial OfficerAulani KaanoiVice President of Finance &
Director Institutional ResearchHieu NguyenDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00160500Chaminade University of HonoluluHonoluluMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Behavioral SciencesBachelors1977On-Site
Business AdministrationAssociate2003On-Site
Business AdministrationMasters1976On-Site
Business AdministrationBachelors2014Distance Education
Business AdministrationBachelors2003On-Site
Business AdministrationMasters2011Distance Education
Business AdministrationAssociate2014Distance Education
Certificate in Data ScienceNon-degree2019On-Site
Certificate in Entreprenuerial StudiesNon-degree2002On-Site
Certificate in Environmental StudiesNon-degree1999On-Site
Certificate of Pastoral MinistriesNon-degree2010On-Site
Certificate of Spiritual Direction & Pastoral CounselingNon-degree2005On-Site
Community & Public Health: Community Health Worker SpecializationNon-degree2021Distance Education
Community & Public Health: Data Analytics Specialization CertificateNon-degree2021Distance Education
Community & Public Health: Environment and Health Specialization CertificateNon-degree2021Distance Education
Community & Public Health: Non-profit Administration Specialization CertificateNon-degree2021Distance Education
Community and Public HealthBachelors2020Distance Education
Counseling PsychologyMasters1985On-Site
Counseling PsychologyMasters2020Distance Education
Criminal Justice StudiesMasters1985On-Site
Criminal Justice StudiesMasters2009Distance Education
Criminology and Criminal JusticeAssociate2001On-Site
Criminology and Criminal JusticeAssociate2010Distance Education
Criminology and Criminal JusticeBachelors2001On-Site
Criminology and Criminal JusticeBachelors2010Distance Education
Data Science, Analysis and VisualizationBachelors2019On-Site
Doctor of Education in Educational PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Nursing PracticeProfessional Doctorate2021Distance Education
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2019On-Site
Doctorate in Marriage and Family TherapyProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Early Childhood EducationBachelors2009On-Site
Early Childhood EducationAssociate1997On-Site
Early Childhood EducationBachelors2010Distance Education
Early Childhood EducationAssociate2015Distance Education
EducationMasters2003Distance Education
Elementary EducationBachelors1960On-Site
Elementary EducationBachelors2012Distance Education
Elementary Education for OceaniaBachelors2015Distance Education
EnglishBachelors2010Distance Education
Environmental Pre-Law CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
Environmental ScienceBachelors2019On-Site
Environmental StudiesBachelors2002On-Site
Environmental and Interior DesignBachelors1985On-Site
Environmental and Interior DesignAssociate2003On-Site
Forensic SciencesBachelors1996On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Business AdministrationNon-degree1991On-Site
Historical and Political StudiesBachelors1994On-Site
Historical and Political StudiesBachelors2010Distance Education
Hogan Entreuprenuers Program Certificate – GraduateNon-degree2014On-Site
Integrated Marketing CommunicationBachelors2021On-Site
Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors1976On-Site
International StudiesBachelors1974On-Site
Liberal ArtsAssociate2014Distance Education
Liberal ArtsAssociate1956On-Site
ManagementBachelors2014Distance Education
Montessori CertificateNon-degree2017On-Site
Natural ScienceAssociate2019On-Site
Organizational LeadershipProfessional Doctorate2021Distance Education
Pastoral TheologyMasters2002On-Site
Professional Hybrid MBAMasters2021On-Site
PsychologyBachelors2010Distance Education
Religious StudiesBachelors2015Distance Education
Religious StudiesBachelors1974On-Site
School PsychologyEducation Specialist2020Distance Education
Secondary EducationBachelors2010Distance Education
Secondary EducationBachelors2006On-Site
Sport and Event ManagementBachelors2022On-Site
TeachingMasters2011Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2023Special Visit
Fall2026Offsite Review
Spring2027Accreditation Visit