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Minerva University

14 Mint Plaza 3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Telephone: (415) 325-2059


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

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: June 25, 2021

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2021

Undergraduate FTE: 603

Graduate FTE: 20

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: No

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerClaire
Board of Directors ChairDiane TavennerBoard of Directors
Chief Academic OfficerClaire
Chief Executive OfficerMike
Chief Financial OfficerNisha ChakravartyChief Operating Officer and Chief of
Director Institutional ResearchRaquel RibeiroDirector of Academic
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
Minerva InstituteSan FranciscoMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Arts & HumanitiesBachelors2014Distance Education
BusinessBachelors2014Distance Education
Computational ScienceBachelors2014Distance Education
Cornerstone Curriculum CertificateNon-degree2021Distance Education
Decision AnalysisMasters2014Distance Education
Master’s Level Certificate in Decision AnalysisMasters2022Distance Education
Natural SciencesBachelors2014Distance Education
Social SciencesBachelors2014Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Interim Report
Fall2026Offsite Review
Spring2027Accreditation Visit