Statement of Accreditation Status
University of Saint Katherine

1637 Capalina Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
United States

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.

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.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, October 16, 2020
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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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.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Marina Trigonis Dean of Admissions, Director of Financial Aid, Registrar, and ALO mtrigonis [at]
Board of Directors Chair Daniel Braun President Board of Trustees dbraun [at]
Chief Academic Officer Tina Keating CAO tkeating [at]
Chief Executive Officer Frank Papatheofanis President CEO Founder fpapath [at]
Chief Financial Officer Charlotte Fowler CFO charlotte [at]
Director Institutional Research Hilary Tarazi Director of Strategic Planning and Institutional Research htarazi [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
BA Arts and Humanities Bachelors 2011 On-Site
BA Business Management Bachelors 2011 On-Site
BS Kinesiology Bachelors 2011 On-Site
BS Natural Sciences Bachelors 2011 On-Site
MA Organizational Leadership Masters 2020 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2021 Offsite Review
Spring 2022 Accreditation Visit

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