In the year 2012, Rochester University was established as a non-profit organization, which is under the leadership of the board of directors who provide vision, direction, oversight, and support. Support includes but is not limited to finance, voluntary service, and encouragement to the leadership. Series of projects engaged in include fundraising, property management, maintenance of proper legal status, and evaluation of administrative proposals. An executive committee acts on behalf of the board of directors between board meetings. The board has various sub committees that continue to support the institution.
It has received verification of religious exemption status from the State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education that it qualifies as a religious exempt institution, pursuant to California Education Code Section 94749 (b)(6).