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The Colleges of Law

4475 Market Street

Ventura, CA 93003

United States

Telephone: 805-979-9860


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

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: March 30, 2022

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2015

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 341

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. 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 Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerJackie
Board of Directors ChairJana JohnstonBoard
Chief Academic OfficerJackie
Chief Executive OfficerMatthew NehmerPresident/
Chief Financial OfficerJennifer GantzChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchKevin McPhersonDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
04250101Santa Barbara College of LawSanta BarbaraAdditionalActive
04250100Ventura College of LawVenturaMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Hybrid JD ProgramProfessional Doctorate2018Distance Education
Juris Doctor DegreeProfessional Doctorate1969On-Site
Master’s in LawMasters2022Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Interim Report
Fall2027Offsite Review
Spring2028Accreditation Visit