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California University of Science and Medicine

1501 West Violet Street

Colton, CA 92324

United States

Telephone: 909-580-9661


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Susan Opp

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:Candidate - Reflects the Commission's decision that the institution has demonstrated that it meets all, or nearly all, of the Standards of Accreditation at a minimum level and has a clear plan in place to meet the Standards at a substantial level of compliance for accreditation. Candidate

Most Recent Commission Action: February 25, 2022

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. 2019

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

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 474

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. 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. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerTsugio SekiAssociate Dean of Accreditation and Continuous Quality
Board of Directors ChairPrem ReddyChair of the
Chief Academic OfficerPaul LyonsDean,
Chief Executive OfficerPaul LyonsDean,
Chief Financial OfficerMoe AboufaresCFO, COO, Associate Dean of Finance and
Director Institutional ResearchTsugio SekiAssociate Dean of Accreditation and Continuous Quality
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
California University of Science and MedicineColtonMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Doctor of MedicineProfessional Doctorate2018On-Site
Master of Biomedical SciencesMasters2018On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2023Seeking Accreditation Visit