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Sofia University

1069 East Meadow Circle

Palo Alto, CA 94303

United States

Telephone: 888-820-1484

URL: https://www.sofia.edu

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

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. https://www.sofia.edu/consumer-information/

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 19, 2021

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. 1992

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1998

Undergraduate FTE: 8

Graduate FTE: 641

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. 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. Quarter

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerCarol HumphreysProvost/VP Academicscarol.humphreys@sofia.edu
Board of Directors ChairDavid FiguliChaird.figuli@highereducationgroup.org
Chief Academic OfficerCarol HumphreysProvost/VP Academicscarol.humphreys@sofia.edu
Chief Executive OfficerAllan CahoonPresidentallan.cahoon@sofia.edu
Chief Financial OfficerChris NguyenVice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officerchris.nguyen@sofia.edu
Director Institutional ResearchMark Robinson
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
02267600Sofia UniversityPalo AltoMain CampusActive
Sofia University, Costa MesaCosta MesaBranch CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Business AdministrationMasters2016Distance Education
Business AdministrationMasters2016On-Site
Business AdministrationBachelors2016On-Site
Business AdministrationBachelors2016Distance Education
Clinical Psychology (PsyD)Professional Doctorate2009On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters2014On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters2014Distance Education
Counseling PsychologyMasters2010Distance Education
Counseling PsychologyMasters1988On-Site
Education in Transformative ArtMasters2016On-Site
Education in Transformative ArtMasters2016Distance Education
Education in Transformative EducationMasters2016Distance Education
Education in Transformative EducationMasters2016On-Site
Liberal ArtsBachelors2013Distance Education
MA in PsychologyMasters2008On-Site
Master of Business Administration in ChineseMasters2017On-Site
Master of Business Administration in ChineseMasters2017Distance Education
PsychologyBachelors2013Distance Education
Transpersonal PsychologyResearch Doctorate1975On-Site
Transpersonal PsychologyMasters1985Distance Education
Transpersonal PsychologyMasters1975On-Site
Transpersonal Psychology.Research Doctorate2002Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2021Offsite Review
Spring2022Accreditation Visit