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Marymount California University

30800 Palos Verdes Drive East

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-6299

United States

Telephone: 310-377-5501


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 with Notice of Concern - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution, while it currently meets WSCUC Standards, is in danger of being found out of compliance with one or more Standards. Accredited with Notice of Concern

Most Recent Commission Action: February 25, 2022

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2010

Undergraduate FTE: 436

Graduate FTE: 44

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.

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerAriane SchauerProvost and EVP for Academic
Board of Directors ChairBret JohnsenChair, Board of
Chief Academic OfficerAriane SchauerProvost and EVP for Academic
Chief Executive OfficerBrian
Chief Financial OfficerRichard
Director Institutional ResearchMichael SemenoffDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
01047400Marymount California University – Oceanview CampusRancho Palos VerdesMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Associate of ArtsAssociate1976On-Site
Associate of ScienceAssociate1995On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in BiologyBachelors2017On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in BusinessBachelors2010On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal JusticeBachelors2016On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media ProductionBachelors2010On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary StudiesBachelors2018On-Site
Bachelor of Science in AccountingBachelors2018On-Site
Bachelor of Science in AccountingBachelors2018On-Site
Bachelor of Science in BiologyBachelors2017On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication MediaBachelors2018On-Site
Bachelor of Science in ManagementBachelors2018On-Site
Bachelor of Science in ManagementBachelors2018On-Site
Bachelor of Science in MarketingBachelors2020On-Site
Liberal ArtsBachelors2010On-Site
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2014Distance Education
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2016On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2022Progress Report
Spring2027Offsite Review
Fall2027Accreditation Visit