Statement of Accreditation Status
Cogswell University of Silicon Valley

191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, CA 95134
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

001177
Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Tuesday, March 23, 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.

1975
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

1977
Undergraduate FTE: 
472
Graduate FTE: 
1
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.

Other
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.

Trimester
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Brian Shepard Provost bshepard [at] cogswell.edu
Board of Directors Chair Scott McKinley Global Lead, ProServe Academy, Amazon Web Services scottmck008 [at] gmail.com
Chief Academic Officer Brian Shepard Provost bshepard [at] cogswell.edu
Chief Executive Officer Charles Restivo CEO crestivo [at] cogswell.edu
Chief Financial Officer Ilona Kreynis Chief Financial Officer ikreynis [at] cogswell.edu
Director Institutional Research Milla Zlatanov VP of Institutional Research and Quality Assurance mzlatanov [at] cogswell.edu
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2021 Progress Report
Fall 2022 Offsite Review
Spring 2023 Accreditation Visit

The following links are to external resources not maintained by WSCUC. They are provided for your convenience.