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Pacific College

3160 Red Hill Avenue

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

United States

Telephone: 714-662-4402


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

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 25, 2022

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2016

Undergraduate FTE: 329

Graduate FTE: 16

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-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. Proprietary with parent/board

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: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerDonna WooVice
Board of Directors ChairJohn WagnerChairman of the Board of
Chief Academic OfficerDonna WooVice
Chief Executive OfficerWilliam
Chief Financial OfficerLouis AlmeidaChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchPaul BottDirector of Institutional Improvement and
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
03299302Inland Empire Satellite CampusOntarioAdditionalActive
03299300Pacific CollegeCosta MesaMain CampusActive
Pacific College–CerritosCerritosAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BS in Business AdministrationBachelors2021Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Completion)Bachelors2012Distance Education
Healthcare AdministrationBachelors2012On-Site
Healthcare AdministrationBachelors2012Distance Education
Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner)Masters2020On-Site
Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner)Masters2020Distance Education
Registered Nursing-Associates Degree in NursingAssociate2020On-Site
Vocational NursingNon-degree1998On-Site
Vocational NursingAssociate2006On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Special Visit
Spring2027Offsite Review
Fall2027Accreditation Visit