Statement of Accreditation Status
Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
United States

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.

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.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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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.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Rebecca Hong Assistant Vice Provost of Educational Effectiveness and Assessment/ALO rebecca.hong [at]
Board of Directors Chair Paul Viviano Board Chair paul.viviano [at]
Chief Academic Officer Thomas Poon Executive Vice President and Provost thomas.poon [at]
Chief Executive Officer Timothy Law Snyder President timothy.snyder [at]
Chief Financial Officer Thomas Fleming Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer thomas.fleming [at]
Director Institutional Research Christine Chavez Senior Director of Institutional Research and Decision Support christine.chavez [at]
OPEID Location Namesort descending City Location Type Status
01164919 Baldwin Park- St. John the Baptist Parish Baldwin Park Additional Active
1164907 Bishop O'Dowd High School Oakland Additional Active
1164914 Burbank Burbank Additional Active
1164905 Christ Cathedral Garden Grove Additional Active
1164916 Emeryville Emeryville Additional Active
1164901 Law School Los Angeles Additional Active
1164900 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles Main Campus Active
1164910 Loyola Marymount University - Los Angeles Satellite Los Angeles Additional Active
1164911 Loyola Marymount University-LA TFA Program Los Angeles Additional Active
1164909 Sacramento Sacramento Additional Active
1164915 San Bernardino San Bernardino Additional Active
1164912 San Francisco San Francisco Branch Campus Active
1164908 San Jose San Jose Branch Campus Active
01164917 The Brickyard - Playa Vista Los Angeles Additional Active
01164918 Wonderful College Prep Academy Location Delano Additional Active
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accounting Masters 2013 On-Site
Accounting Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Administrative Services Preliminary Credential, Tier I Non-degree 2020 Distance Education
Administrative Services Preliminary Credential, Tier I Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Aeronautics and Space Systems Certificate Non-degree 2019 On-Site
African American Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Animation Bachelors 1998 On-Site
Applied Mathematics Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Applied Physics Bachelors 1990 On-Site
Art History Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Asian and Pacific Studies Bachelors 1991 On-Site
Bilingual Elementary Education Masters 2008 On-Site
Biochemistry Bachelors 1990 On-Site
Bioethics Masters 2006 On-Site
Bioethics Certificate Non-degree 2009 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 1974 On-Site
Catholic School Administration Masters 2000 On-Site
Catholic School Administration Certificate Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Catholic School Administration Certificate Non-degree 2014 Distance Education
Charter/Small School School Leadership Certificate Non-degree 2007 On-Site
Charter/Small School School Leadership Certificate Non-degree 2014 Distance Education
Chemistry Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Bachelors 1975 On-Site
Civil Engineering Masters 1969 On-Site
Civil Engineering Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Classics and Archaeology Bachelors 1967 On-Site
Climate Change Solutions Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Communication Studies Bachelors 1988 On-Site
Computer Science Bachelors 1982 On-Site
Counseling Masters 1989 On-Site
Cybersecurity Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Dance Bachelors 1976 On-Site
Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD) Research Doctorate 2000 On-Site
Early Childhood Education Masters 1975 On-Site
Economics Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Educational Leadership for Social Justice Professional Doctorate 2004 On-Site
Educational Psychology Masters 1973 On-Site
Educational Studies Masters 2010 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Masters 1969 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Elementary Education Masters 1992 On-Site
Elementary Education & Teaching Preliminary Credential Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Elementary Eduction & Teaching Preliminary Credential with BCLAD Authorization Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Engineering Project Management Certificate Non-degree 2019 On-Site
English Masters 1950 On-Site
English Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Entrepreneurship Bachelors 2010 On-Site
Environmental Science Masters 1973 On-Site
Environmental Science Bachelors 2005 On-Site
Environmental Studies Bachelors 2018 On-Site
Finance Bachelors 2010 On-Site
Foundations of Management Certificate Non-degree 2020 On-Site
French Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Groundwater Management Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Guidance and Counseling Masters 2005 On-Site
Health and Human Sciences Bachelors 1976 On-Site
Healthcare Systems Engineering Masters 2016 On-Site
Higher Education Masters 2015 On-Site
History Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Humanities Bachelors 1972 On-Site
Hybrid MA in Yoga Studies Masters 2019 Distance Education
Information Systems Bachelors 2010 On-Site
International Business Certificate: Entrepreneurship Non-degree 2019 On-Site
International Business Certificate: Finance Non-degree 2019 On-Site
International Business Certificate: Marketing Non-degree 2019 On-Site
International Business: Marketing Non-degree 2019 On-Site
International Relations Bachelors 2016 On-Site
Internet of Things Certificate Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Journalism Bachelors 2018 On-Site
Juris Doctorate (JD) Professional Doctorate 1950 On-Site
Laws (LLM) Masters 2012 On-Site
Laws in Taxation (Tax LLM) Masters 2000 On-Site
Lean Healthcare Systems Certificate Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Legal Studies Masters 2015 On-Site
Liberal Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Literacy for Urban Schools Masters 2005 Distance Education
Machine Learning Certificate Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Management Bachelors 2010 On-Site
Marital and Family Therapy: Art Therapy Specialization Masters 1989 On-Site
Marketing Bachelors 2010 On-Site
Master of Arts in Catholic Inclusive Education Masters 2019 Distance Education
Master of Fine Arts in Performance Pedagogy Masters 2019 On-Site
Master of Laws in Taxation (Tax LLM) Masters 2019 Distance Education
Master of Science in Business Analytics Masters 2019 On-Site
Master of Science in Computer Science Masters 2019 On-Site
Master of Science in Management Masters 2019 On-Site
Master of Tax Law Masters 2019 On-Site
Master of Tax Law Masters 2019 Distance Education
Mathematics Bachelors 1956 On-Site
Mathematics for Teaching Masters 1963 On-Site
MBA/Law (dual Program degree) Masters 2003 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Bachelors 1948 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Masters 1969 On-Site
Modern Languages Bachelors 2010 On-Site
Music Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Pastoral Theology Masters 1993 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Philosophy Masters 2002 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1960 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 1934 On-Site
Post-Baccalaureate in Pre-Health Professions Certificate Non-degree 2008 On-Site
Production Bachelors 2006 On-Site
Production Masters 2006 On-Site
Professional 2042 Clear Teaching Credential Non-degree 2005 On-Site
Program Leadership Certificate Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1956 On-Site
Reading and Language Arts Specialist Credential Non-degree 2009 On-Site
Reading Certificate Non-degree 2003 On-Site
Reading Certificate Non-degree 2010 Distance Education
Recording Arts Bachelors 1998 On-Site
School Counseling Pupil Personnel Services Credential Non-degree 2000 On-Site
School Psychology Masters 1973 On-Site
School Psychology Pupil Personnel Services Credential Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Screenwriting Bachelors 1998 On-Site
Secondary Education Masters 1992 On-Site
Secondary Education & Teaching Preliminary Credential Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Secondary Education & Teaching Preliminary Credential with BCLAD Authorization Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors 1954 On-Site
Software Architecture Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Solutions for Sustainable Development, Health and Equity Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Spanish Bachelors 1947 On-Site
Special Education Masters 1983 On-Site
Special Education, Mild/Moderate - Preliminary/Tier I Credential Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Studio Arts Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Sustainability Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Systems Engineering Masters 2003 On-Site
Systems Engineering Certificate Non-degree 2002 On-Site
Systems Engineering Leadership Masters 2003 On-Site
Theatre Arts Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Theology Bachelors 1980 On-Site
Theology Masters 1993 On-Site
Urban Education Masters 1990 On-Site
Urban Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Water and Wastewater Treatment Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Water Quality Management Non-degree 2019 On-Site
Women's and Gender Studies Bachelors 2004 On-Site
Writing and Producing for Television Masters 2010 On-Site
Writing for the Screen Masters 2010 On-Site
Yoga Studies Masters 2013 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2024 Offsite Review
Fall 2024 Accreditation Visit

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