Statement of Accreditation Status
Mount Madonna Institute

445 Summit Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
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 14, 2020
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.


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.

Varies by Program
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Role Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Mary Somerville Board Member marysomerville [at]
Chief Academic Officer Mary Somerville Board Member marysomerville [at]
Board of Directors Chair Swarup Wood Chair swarupwood88 [at]
Chief Executive Officer Savita Kay Brownfield savita [at]
Chief Financial Officer Shanti Cruddas CFO shanti [at]
Director Institutional Research Sumathi Lingappa Director of Institutional Effectiveness sumathi [at]

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