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Franciscan School of Theology

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110

United States

Telephone: 619-574-5800


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: February 24, 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. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1975

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 41

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. Religious Control

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 OfficerJuliet MousseauVice President for Academic
Board of Directors ChairTimothy O’MalleyChair of Board of
Chief Academic OfficerJuliet MousseauVice President for Academic
Chief Executive OfficerGarrett
Chief Financial OfficerKimberly RennaChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchJuliet MousseauVice President for Academic
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
01179200Franciscan School of TheologySan DiegoMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Certificate in Priestly FormationNon-degree2013On-Site
Certificate in Theological StudiesNon-degree2011On-Site
Master of Arts TheologyMasters2020On-Site
Master of DivinityMasters1968On-Site
Master of Theological StudiesMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Theological StudiesMasters1974On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2023Interim Report
Fall2025Special Visit
Spring2028Offsite Review
Fall2028Accreditation Visit