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Westminster Seminary California

1725 Bear Valley Parkway

Escondido, CA 92027-4128

United States

Telephone: 760-480-8474


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: June 29, 2018

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. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1984

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 88

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. 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. 4-1-4 Plan

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerRyan GlomsrudAcademic Dean and Accreditation Liaison
Board of Directors ChairRon PrinsBoard
Chief Academic OfficerRyan GlomsrudAcademic Dean and Accreditation Liaison
Chief Executive OfficerJoel KimPresident, Assistant Professor of New
Chief Financial OfficerBrett WatsonChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchRichard BishopDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
02276800Westminster Seminary CaliforniaEscondidoMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Master of ArtsMasters1980On-Site
Master of DivinityMasters1980On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2027Offsite Review
Spring2028Accreditation Visit