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San Diego Christian College

280 Riverview Parkway

Santee, CA 92071

United States

Telephone: 619-201-8700


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

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 on Show Cause - Reflects the Commission's decision to terminate the accreditation of the institution within a maximum period of one year from the date of the Order, unless the institution can show cause why such action should not be taken. Accredited with Show Cause

Most Recent Commission Action: November 17, 2023

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. 1976

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1984

Undergraduate FTE: 310

Graduate FTE: 29

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. 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. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerKatina EvansVice President of
Board of Directors ChairJeremy McGarityBoard of Directors
Chief Academic OfficerKatina EvansVice President of
Chief Executive OfficerDavid PooleCEO/
Chief Financial OfficerLisa KopeckyChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchTerry BrasierInstitutional Research
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
01203100San Diego Christian CollegeSanteeMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
AA General StudiesAssociate2015Distance Education
AA Liberal StudiesAssociate2012On-Site
BA Biblical StudiesBachelors1970On-Site
BA Christian MinistriesBachelors2010Distance Education
BA Christian MinistriesBachelors2009On-Site
BA CommunicationBachelors2015Distance Education
BA CommunicationBachelors1995On-Site
BA EnglishBachelors1975On-Site
BA History/Social ScienceBachelors1977On-Site
BA Human DevelopmentBachelors1995On-Site
BA Human DevelopmentBachelors2010Distance Education
BA Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors1995On-Site
BA MusicBachelors1974On-Site
BA PsychologyBachelors2015Distance Education
BA PsychologyBachelors1977On-Site
BS AviationBachelors1971On-Site
BS Aviation ManagementBachelors2013On-Site
BS Aviation ManagementBachelors2014Distance Education
BS Biological ScienceBachelors1977On-Site
BS Business AdministrationBachelors1980On-Site
BS Business ManagementBachelors2010Distance Education
BS Business ManagementBachelors1995On-Site
BS KinesiologyBachelors1991On-Site
BS Leadership & JusticeBachelors2016Distance Education
BS Leadership & JusticeBachelors2015On-Site
BS Liberal StudiesBachelors1970On-Site
Concurrent Enrollment ProgramNon-degree2015On-Site
MA TeachingMasters2015On-Site
MS LeadershipMasters2017Distance Education
Multiple Subject Credential ProgramNon-degree1974On-Site
Professional Development-Continuing EducationNon-degree2009Distance Education
Single Subject Credential ProgramNon-degree1974On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Special Visit