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Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope

1500 E. Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

United States

Telephone: 626-218-7383


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

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: November 15, 2023

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2001

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 89

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. Proprietary with parent/board

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: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerMarkus KalkumDirector of Ph.D. Administration and Admissions,
Board of Directors ChairGlenn SteeleChair of the Board, City of
Chief Academic OfficerDavid
Chief Executive OfficerRobert StoneChief Executive
Chief Financial OfficerJo Ann Escasa-HaighChief Business Officer, City of
Director Institutional ResearchJohn CarptenChief Scientific Officer; Director of the Beckman Research
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
03592400Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological ScieDuarteMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Biological SciencesResearch Doctorate1994On-Site
Master of Science in Regulatory AffairsMasters2022On-Site
Master of Science in Translational MedicineMasters2018On-Site
Master of Science in Translational MedicineMasters2023On-Site
PhD in Translational Medicine (PhDTM)Research Doctorate2020On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2025Accreditation Visit