Statement of Accreditation Status
Thomas Aquinas College

10000 N. Ojai Road
Santa Paula, CA 93060
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

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.

023580
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.

Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, February 18, 2011
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.

1980
Undergraduate FTE: 
452
Graduate FTE: 
0
Financial Structure Type

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

Non-Profit
Sponsorship

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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 Federal Financial Aid: 
1
Accreditation documents for this institution are not yet available.
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Brian Dragoo Tutor bdragoo [at] thomasaquinas.edu
Board of Directors Chair R. Scott Turicchi Chairman of the Board scott.turicchi [at] j2.com
Chief Academic Officer Brian Kelly Dean bkelly [at] thomasaquinas.edu
Chief Executive Officer Michael McLean President mmclean [at] thomasaquinas.edu
Chief Financial Officer Peter DeLuca Vice President for Finance and Administration pdeluca [at] thomasaquinas.edu
Director Institutional Research Greg Becher Director of Financial Aid gbecher [at] thomasaquinas.edu
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2017 Accreditation Visit

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