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Life Pacific University

1100 W. Covina Boulevard

San Dimas, CA 91773-3298

United States

Telephone: 909-599-5433

URL: http://www.lifepacific.edu

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. https://www.lifepacific.edu/institutional-data

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. 2000

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2004

Undergraduate FTE: 443

Graduate FTE: 107

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

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerBrian TomhaveDean of Institutional Effectivenessbtomhave@lifepacific.edu
Board of Directors ChairMichael WhyteBoard Chairmwhyte1978@gmail.com
Chief Academic OfficerDaniel RuarteVice President of Academic Affairsdruarte@lifepacific.edu
Chief Executive OfficerAngela RicheyPresidentarichey@lifepacific.edu
Chief Financial OfficerBob JohansenVice President of Finance and Businessbjohansen@lifepacific.edu
Director Institutional ResearchBrian TomhaveDean of Institutional Effectivenessbtomhave@lifepacific.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
02270600Life Pacific UniversitySan DimasMain CampusActive
02270600Life Pacific University-VirginiaChristiansburgAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Associate of Arts in Biblical StudiesAssociate2020Distance Education
Associate of Arts in General StudiesAssociate2020Distance Education
Biblical StudiesAssociate1970On-Site
Biblical StudiesBachelors1970On-Site
Business AdministrationBachelors2014On-Site
CommunicationBachelors2017On-Site
General StudiesAssociate2005On-Site
Human Development & PsychologyBachelors2014On-Site
MA in Christian LeadershipMasters2018Distance Education
Master of Arts in Leadership (Spanish)Masters2019Distance Education
Master of Arts in Theological StudiesMasters2020Distance Education
Ministry and LeadershipBachelors2005On-Site
Ministry and LeadershipBachelors2005Distance Education
Organizational ManagementBachelors2018Distance Education
Strategic LeadershipMasters2011Distance Education
TheologyBachelors1985On-Site
Transformational MinistryBachelors2010On-Site
Worship Arts & MediaBachelors2015On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2021Interim Report
Spring2026Offsite Review
Fall2026Accreditation Visit