Statement of Accreditation Status
Patten University

2100 Franklin Street, Suite 350
Oakland, CA 94612
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: 
Friday, June 19, 2015
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.

First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.


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.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Nathan Breitling Interim President nbreitling [at]
Board of Directors Chair David Morgan Chair of the Board of Trustees david.a.morgan [at]
Chief Academic Officer Nathan Breitling Interim President nbreitling [at]
Chief Executive Officer Nathan Breitling Interim President nbreitling [at]
Chief Financial Officer Ramon Dourado VP for Finance and Operations ramon [at]
OPEID Location Namesort descending City Location Type Status
Oakland Oakland Additional Active
Patten University Oakland Main Campus Active
San Quentin San Quentin Additional Active
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Business Administration Masters 2013 Distance Education
General Studies Associate 2013 Distance Education
General Studies Associate 1983 On-Site
Leadership Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Leadership Bachelors 2006 Distance Education
Management Bachelors 2013 Distance Education
Management Bachelors 2013 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 2000 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 2014 Distance Education

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