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Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

1731 East 120th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

United States

Telephone: 323-563-4840


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

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: December 11, 2023

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. 1988

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1995

Undergraduate FTE: 208

Graduate FTE: 505

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. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerWilliam ShaySr. Associate Provost and
Board of Directors ChairBenjamin QuillianChair, Board of
Chief Academic OfficerSylvia ManningInterim Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim
Chief Executive OfficerDavid
Chief Financial OfficerElizabeth
Director Institutional ResearchSusana
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
01036500Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and ScienceLos AngelesMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BS Radiologic SciencesBachelors2017On-Site
BS in Psychology (Emphasis on Community Counseling)Bachelors2020On-Site
BS in Public HealthBachelors2017On-Site
Bachelor of Science in NursingBachelors2021On-Site
Bachelor of Science in NursingBachelors2017On-Site
Biomedical SciencesBachelors2005On-Site
Computed Tomography CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
Doctor of MedicineProfessional Doctorate2023On-Site
Doctor of Nursing PracticeProfessional Doctorate2021On-Site
MS Biomedical SciencesMasters2016On-Site
Master of Health Science, Physician AssistantMasters2016On-Site
Master of Public Health in Urban Health DisparitiesMasters2023Distance Education
Master of Science in NursingMasters2010On-Site
Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-MedicineNon-degree2006On-Site
Post Masters Certificate in Family Nurse PractitionerNon-degree2012On-Site
Post-masters Certificate in Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerNon-degree2019On-Site
Radiologic TechnologyAssociate1971On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2027Offsite Review
Spring2028Accreditation Visit