Statement of Accreditation Status
Harvey Mudd College

301 Platt Boulevard
Claremont, CA 91711-5990
United States

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Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 24, 2011
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.

First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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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.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Accreditation documents for this institution are not yet available.
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Laura Palucki Blake AVP for IR and Effectiveness lpblake [at]
Board of Directors Chair James Bean Chair, Board of Trustees jbean [at]
Chief Academic Officer Lisa Sullivan Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty sullivan [at]
Chief Executive Officer Maria Klawe President maria_klawe [at]
Chief Financial Officer Andrew Dorantes Vice President, COO and Treasurer adorantes [at]
Director Institutional Research Laura Palucki Blake AVP for IR and Effectiveness lpblake [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Biology Bachelors 1992 On-Site
Biology/Chemistry Bachelors 2006 On-Site
Chemistry Bachelors 1961 On-Site
Computer Science Bachelors 1992 On-Site
Engineering Bachelors 1961 On-Site
Independent Program of Study Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Mathematical and Computational Biology Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1959 On-Site
Mathematics/Computer Science Bachelors 2002 On-Site
Mathematics/Physics Bachelors 2017 On-Site
Off-Campus Major Bachelors 1997 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1961 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2021 Accreditation Visit

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