Statement of Accreditation Status
Loma Linda University

11060 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, CA 92350
United States

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

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, February 19, 2021
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy.

Religious Control
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: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Ken Nelson Assoc. Dir. OEE wknelson [at]
Board of Directors Chair Thomas Lemon Vice President, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists lemont [at]
Chief Academic Officer Ronald Carter Provost rcarter [at]
Chief Executive Officer Richard Hart President rhart [at]
Chief Financial Officer Rod Neal Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration rneal [at]
Director Institutional Research Ken Nelson Assoc. Dir. OEE wknelson [at]
OPEID Location Namesort descending City Location Type Status
00121800 Loma Linda University Loma Linda Main Campus Active
00121800 Puerto Rico Mayaguez Additional Active
121800 Thailand Saraburi Additional Active
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Anatomy Masters 1954 On-Site
Anatomy Research Doctorate 1954 On-Site
Bioethics Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Bioethics Masters 1992 On-Site
Biology Masters 1954 On-Site
Biology Research Doctorate 1954 On-Site
Biomedical Sciences Masters 2014 On-Site
Cancer, Developmental and Regenerative Biology Masters 2018 On-Site
Cancer, Developmental, and Regenerative Biology Research Doctorate 2018 On-Site
Cardiac and Vascular Imaging (CVI) Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Cardiac Electrophysiology Technology Associate 2019 Distance Education
Chaplaincy Masters 2011 On-Site
Child Life Specialist Masters 2003 On-Site
Clinical Laboratory Science Bachelors 1937 On-Site
Coding Specialist Non-degree 1989 On-Site
Communication Sciences & Disorders Bachelors 1987 On-Site
Counseling Masters 2004 On-Site
Criminal Justice Masters 2004 On-Site
Cytotechnology Bachelors 1981 On-Site
Denominational Studies for Chaplains Non-degree 2012 Distance Education
Dental Hygiene Bachelors 1959 On-Site
Dentistry Professional Doctorate 1953 On-Site
Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Non-degree 2002 On-Site
Drug and Alcohol Counseling Non-degree 1997 On-Site
Earth Science Research Doctorate 2004 On-Site
Emergency Medical Care Bachelors 1993 On-Site
Endodontics Masters 1967 On-Site
Endodontics (27-month Track) Non-degree 1979 On-Site
Endodontics (36-month Track) Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Environmental Sciences Bachelors 2006 On-Site
Epidemiology Research Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Epidemiology Masters 1980 On-Site
Geology Bachelors 1997 On-Site
Geology Masters 1954 On-Site
Gerontology Masters 2004 On-Site
Global Health Masters 1978 On-Site
Health Care Administration Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Health Care Administration Masters 2004 On-Site
Health Education Professional Doctorate 1986 On-Site
Health Education Masters 2007 Distance Education
Health Education and Wellness Coaching Masters 1970 On-Site
Health Education and Wellness Coaching Professional Doctorate 2011 Distance Education
Health Geoinformatics Non-degree 2005 Distance Education
Health Informatics Masters 2013 On-Site
Health Informatics Masters 2013 Distance Education
Health Information Administration Bachelors 1963 On-Site
Health Information Administration Bachelors 1995 Distance Education
Health Information Administration Non-degree 1993 On-Site
Health Policy & Leadership Professional Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Health Professions Education Masters 2015 Distance Education
Health Professions Education Non-degree 2004 On-Site
Health Professions Education Masters 2003 On-Site
Health Sciences Bachelors 2004 On-Site
Implant Dentistry Non-degree 1986 On-Site
Implant Dentistry Masters 1991 On-Site
Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation Masters 2018 On-Site
Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation Research Doctorate 2018 On-Site
Marital & Family Therapy Masters 1973 On-Site
Marital & Family Therapy Professional Doctorate 1999 On-Site
Marital and Family Therapy Masters 2005 On-Site
Marital and Family Therapy Professional Doctorate 2019 Distance Education
Master of Social Work Masters 2019 Distance Education
Maternal and Child Health Non-degree 2010 On-Site
Medical Dosimetry Non-degree 2005 On-Site
Medical Radiography Associate 1941 On-Site
Medicine Professional Doctorate 1906 On-Site
Natural Sciences Masters 2004 On-Site
Neuroscience, Systems Biology, and Bioengineering Masters 2018 On-Site
Neuroscience, Systems Biology, and Bioengineering Research Doctorate 2018 On-Site
Nuclear Medicine Technology Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Nursing Professional Doctorate 2018 Distance Education
Nursing Bachelors 1905 On-Site
Nursing Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Nursing Masters 1956 On-Site
Nursing Professional Doctorate 2009 On-Site
Nursing Research Doctorate 2001 On-Site
Nutrition Masters 1967 On-Site
Nutrition Professional Doctorate 1986 On-Site
Nutrition & Dietetics Bachelors 1922 On-Site
Nutrition & Dietetics Masters 2008 On-Site
Nutritional Care Management Masters 2007 Distance Education
Occupational Therapy Masters 1998 On-Site
Occupational Therapy Professional Doctorate 2006 Distance Education
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Masters 1964 On-Site
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Non-degree 1978 On-Site
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Non-degree 2001 On-Site
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Masters 1960 On-Site
Orthotics & Prosthetics Masters 2007 On-Site
Pathologists' Assistant Masters 2015 On-Site
Pediatric Dentistry Non-degree 1993 On-Site
Pediatric Dentistry Masters 1994 On-Site
Periodontics Non-degree 1977 On-Site
Periodontics Masters 1962 On-Site
Pharmacy Professional Doctorate 2002 On-Site
Physical Therapist Assistant Associate 1987 On-Site
Physical Therapy Professional Doctorate 1993 On-Site
Physical Therapy Research Doctorate 2000 On-Site
Physician Assistant Masters 1999 On-Site
Play Therapy Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Polysomnography Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Population Medicine Masters 2005 On-Site
Population Medicine Masters 2005 Distance Education
Preventive Care Professional Doctorate 1991 On-Site
Prosthodontics Non-degree 1993 On-Site
Prosthodontics Masters 1996 On-Site
Psychology Masters 1996 On-Site
Psychology Research Doctorate 1993 On-Site
Psychology, Clinical Professional Doctorate 1993 On-Site
Radiation Sciences Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Radiation Sciences Masters 2007 Distance Education
Radiation Therapy Technology Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Radiologist Assistant Masters 2009 Distance Education
Rehabilitation Science Research Doctorate 2005 On-Site
Religion and Society Masters 2013 On-Site
Respiratory Care Masters 2013 Distance Education
Respiratory Care Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Respiratory Care Masters 2012 On-Site
Respiratory Care Bachelors 2015 Distance Education
School Counseling Non-degree 2007 On-Site
Social Policy & Social Research Research Doctorate 1998 On-Site
Social Work Masters 2016 Distance Education
Social Work Masters 1992 On-Site
Special Imaging: Computed Tomography (CT) Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Special Imaging: Computed Tomography (CT) Non-degree 2014 Distance Education
Special Imaging: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Speech-Language Pathology Professional Doctorate 2015 Distance Education
Systems, Families, & Couples Research Doctorate 1999 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2022 Progress Report
Spring 2030 Offsite Review
Fall 2030 Accreditation Visit

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