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University of Silicon Valley

191 Baypointe Parkway

San Jose, CA 95134

United States

Telephone: 408-498-5100

URL: https://www.usv.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://usv.edu/disclosures/student-achievements/

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

Most Recent Commission Action: June 29, 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. 1975

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1977

Undergraduate FTE: 373

Graduate FTE: 7

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. Other

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. Trimester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerBrian ShepardProvostbshepard@usv.edu
Board of Directors ChairScott McKinleyGlobal Lead, ProServe Academy, Amazon Web Servicesscottmck008@gmail.com
Chief Academic OfficerBrian ShepardProvostbshepard@usv.edu
Chief Executive OfficerChristopher SpohnPresidentcspohn@usv.edu
Chief Financial OfficerIlona KreynisChief Financial Officerikreynis@usv.edu
Director Institutional ResearchMilla ZlatanovVP of Institutional Research and QAmzlatanov@usv.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00117700University of Silicon ValleySan JoseMain CampusActive
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2022Offsite Review
Spring2023Accreditation Visit