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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 30, 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. 1975

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

Undergraduate FTE: 318

Graduate FTE: 8

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 Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerDiana AsaadChief Academic Officer/Provostdasaad@usv.edu
Board of Directors ChairScott McKinleyGlobal Lead, ProServe Academy, Amazon Web Servicesscottmck008@gmail.com
Chief Academic OfficerDiana AsaadChief Academic Officer/Provostdasaad@usv.edu
Chief Executive OfficerChristopher SpohnPresidentcspohn@usv.edu
Chief Financial OfficerChristopher JacksonVice President of Financecjackson@usv.edu
Director Institutional ResearchEmily BusbyDirector of Enrollment Services and Institutional Effectivenessebusby@usv.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00117700University of Silicon ValleySan JoseMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Bachelor of Arts in Digital Art and AnimationBachelors1992On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Game ArtBachelors2022Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Game ArtBachelors2013On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Game DesignBachelors2022On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Game DesignBachelors2022Distance Education
Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelors2016On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors1992On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Digital Audio TechnologyBachelors2002On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Game EngineeringBachelors2013On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Game EngineeringBachelors2022Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Software DevelopmentBachelors2021On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Software DevelopmentBachelors2023Distance Education
Certificate in Audio RecordingNon-degree2023On-Site
Certificate in Audio RecordingNon-degree2024Distance Education
Certificate in Electronic Music ProductionNon-degree2024Distance Education
Certificate in Electronic Music ProductionNon-degree2023On-Site
Diploma in Audio and Music ProductionNon-degree2023On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Project ManagementNon-degreeDistance Education
Master of Business InnovationMasters2012On-Site
Master of Business InnovationMasters2023Distance Education
Master of Science in Management and LeadershipMasters2021Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Progress Report
Spring2025Special Visit
Fall2028Offsite Review
Spring2029Accreditation Visit