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General Information:

Name of Institution:             UNION UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

Address:                             14200 GOLDENWEST ST, WESTMINSTER, CA 92683

Year Founded:                   1986

First Accredited:                 2016

President:                           LINH DOAN

Accreditation (s) and Agency E-mail Contact Information:  DEAC:  info@deac.org

Participation in Funding Programs:           NONE

 

Mission and Description:

Institution Mission Statement:

UUC is a Christian educational institution committed to overcoming language, immobility and financial barriers through an online distance learning methodology designed to prepare students to serve God effectively in their locations and vocations.

Areas of Special Focus:  Theology, Christian Studies

Description of Institution: 

UnionUniversityofCalifornia(UUC)isanonlinetheologicaluniversityintentonreachingtheworld’schurchleaderstoprovidethemwiththeopportunity to study practical, holistic theological and churchleadership training.  We offer certificate and degreeprograms at the most affordable tuition rate among accredited institutions.

UUCwelcomesstudentsfromalldenominationsandChristianfaithtraditions,andrecruitsfacultytorepresentthewidevarietyofdenominations and faith traditions within the Christian Church.  UUC seeks to groundour theological training within the context, insights, and theologicaldevelopments of the church in the regions where our students live andminister.

UnionUniversityofCaliforniawasestablishedintheStateofCaliforniain 1986 under the name of the Vietnamese Theological College (VTC) as anon- profit, religious corporation.  As the name reflected, the first students were Vietnamese in theUnited States.In1992theBoardofDirectorsdecidedtochangethenameofVTC toUnionCollegeofCalifornia(UCC) and later in 2009, changed to Union University of California.Thenamechangereflectedtheirdesire to embrace the growing need for Christian education beyond theVietnamese community in the United States and to extend educationalopportunities to students worldwide. Today, many UUC graduates serve inleadership positions at various ministries around theworld.

UUC is fully accredited by Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), a national accrediting body approved by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) of the U.S. Department of Education.  UUC is fullyapprovedbytheBureauforPrivatePostsecondaryEducation(BPPE)oftheStateofCaliforniatograntacademicdegrees.UUCisalsoan affiliate member of the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

   Student Demographic Profile: Christians

   Courses/Programs/Degrees:

      Certificates programs in Biblical & Theological Studies, Leadership, Christian Education, Missions, Ministry, Spirituality. (English & Vietnamese)

Master of Art in Ministry (English & Vietnamese)

Master of Divinity (English & Vietnamese)

Doctor of Ministry (English & Vietnamese)

 

Average Program Tuition/Cost per credit hour:

Master’s level:  $150.00

                Doctoral level:  $225.00

Success Indicators:

Completion/Graduation Rate for ALL programs/courses:

Master of Arts in Ministry program – 3 years

 

On-Time Completion Rates (Graduation Rates)

 

Calendar Year

Number of Students Who Began Program

Students Available for Graduation

Number of On-Time Graduates

On-Time Completion Rate

2015

4

4

2

50%

2016

6

6

0

0%

2017

7

4

2

50%

2018

12

10

0

0%

 

Students Completing Within 150% of the Published Program Length

 

Calendar Year

Number of Students Who Began Program

Students Available for Graduation

150%

Graduate

150%

Completion Rate

2013

8

8

7

87%

2014

4

4

3

75%

2015

4

4

3

75%

2016

6

6

6

100%

2017

7

4

2

50%

2018

12

10

6

60%

 

Master of Divinity program – 6 years

On-Time Completion Rates (Graduation Rates)

Calendar Year

Number of Students Who Began Program

Students Available for Graduation

Number of On-Time Graduates

On-Time Completion Rate

2015

11

10

8

80%

2016

5

5

3

60%

2017

21

14

9

64%

2018

18

15

8

53%

 

 

Students Completing Within 150% of the Published Program Length

 

Calendar Year

Number of Students Who Began Program

Students Available for Graduation

150%

Graduate

150%

Completion Rate

2013

17

17

14

82%

2014

12

12

10

83%

2015

11

10

9

90%

2016

5

5

3

60%

2017

21

14

12

86%

2018

18

15

12

80%

 

Success Indicators:

Percentage of alumni surveyed who responded that they:

Achieved their learning goals: 96.53%

Would recommend the University to a friend: 96.28%

Were satisfied with their studies: 96.28%

 

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