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Claremont School of Theology

10497 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90024

United States

Telephone: 909-447-2500


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

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 with Notice of Concern - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution, while it currently meets WSCUC Standards, is in danger of being found out of compliance with one or more Standards. Accredited with Notice of Concern

Most Recent Commission Action: March 25, 2024

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1971

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 151

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 OfficerMaggie
Board of Directors ChairPatricia FarrisChair of the Board of
Chief Academic OfficerAndrew DreitcerActing V.P. for Academics; Acting Dean of the
Chief Executive OfficerGrant
Chief Financial OfficerDavid RobydekChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchAndrew DreitcerActing V.P. for Academics; Acting Dean of the
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
Claremont School of TheologyLos AngelesMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advanced Certificate in Military ChaplaincyNon-degree2021Distance Education
Advanced Course of StudyNon-degree1992On-Site
Certificate in Christian MinistryNon-degree2010On-Site
Certificate in Engaged CompassionNon-degree2010On-Site
Certificate in Islamic ChaplaincyNon-degree2016On-Site
Certificate in Islamic EducationNon-degree2016On-Site
Certificate in Islamic Studies and LeadershipNon-degree2010On-Site
Certificate in Methodist/Wesleyan StudiesNon-degree2013On-Site
Doctor of MinistryProfessional Doctorate1970On-Site
Doctor of Ministry in Practical Theology of Healing Reconciliation and TransformProfessional Doctorate2010On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy in Practical TheologyResearch Doctorate1974On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy in ReligionResearch Doctorate1974On-Site
Doctor of Professional CounselingProfessional Doctorate2024On-Site
Master of Arts in ReligionMasters1960On-Site
Master of DivinityMasters1960On-Site
Master of DivinityMasters2014Distance Education
Master of Theological StudiesMasters2017On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Offsite Review
Spring2025Accreditation Visit