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Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention

3210 E. Guasti Rd.

Ontario, CA 91761-8642

United States

Telephone: 909-687-1800


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

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 22, 2019

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. 1968

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1971

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 623

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 Federal Financial Aid: No

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerAlexander StewartVice President of Academic
Board of Directors ChairPhilip KellChairman of the
Chief Academic OfficerAlexander StewartVice President of Academic
Chief Executive OfficerJeff
Chief Financial OfficerRay TongVice-President for Business
Director Institutional ResearchNathan JohnsonInstitutional Research
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
001204Arizona CampusPhoenixAdditionalActive
001204Gateway Seminary of the Sthrn Baptist ConventionOntarioMain CampusActive
001204Pacific Northwest CampusVancouverAdditionalActive
001204Rocky Mountain CampusLittletonAdditionalActive
00120400San Francisco-Bay Area CampusFremontAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BIble Teaching CertificateNon-degree2013Distance Education
BIble Teaching CertificateNon-degree2007On-Site
Biblical StudiesResearch Doctorate2007On-Site
Children’s Ministry CertificateNon-degree2017On-Site
Church Planting CertificateNon-degree2014On-Site
Church Planting CertificateNon-degree2014Distance Education
Collegiate Ministry CertificateNon-degree2013On-Site
Diploma in DivinityNon-degree1999On-Site
Diploma in Educational LeadershipNon-degree2004On-Site
Diploma in Educational LeadershipNon-degree2014Distance Education
Diploma in TheologyNon-degree2013Distance Education
Doctor of MinistryProfessional Doctorate2019Distance Education
Doctor of MinistryProfessional Doctorate1972On-Site
Master of Arts in Christian CounselingMasters2014On-Site
Master of Arts in Christian Counseling (Online)Masters2019Distance Education
Master of Arts in Educational LeadershipMasters1971On-Site
Master of Arts in Educational LeadershipMasters2014Distance Education
Master of Arts in Intercultural StudiesMasters2011On-Site
Master of Arts in Intercultural StudiesMasters2018Distance Education
Master of DivinityMasters2013Distance Education
Master of DivinityMasters1971On-Site
Master of Global EngagementMasters2010On-Site
Master of Global EngagementMasters2019Distance Education
Master of Theological EssentialsMasters2020On-Site
Master of Theological EssentialsMasters2020Distance Education
Master of Theological StudiesMasters1999On-Site
Master of Theological StudiesMasters2012Distance Education
Master of TheologyMasters1971On-Site
Ministry to Women CertificateNon-degree2017On-Site
Mission Studies CertificateNon-degree2014On-Site
Mission Studies CertificateNon-degree2014Distance Education
TheologyResearch Doctorate2012On-Site
Youth Ministry CertificateNon-degree2013On-Site
Youth Ministry CertificateNon-degree2013Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2028Offsite Review
Fall2028Accreditation Visit