Statement of Accreditation Status
San Francisco Theological Seminary

105 Seminary Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960-2925
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, February 16, 2018
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: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Jana Childers Dean of Graduate School of Theology jana_childers [at]
Board of Directors Chair Enitan Adesanya Chair, Board of Trustees enitana1987 [at]
Chief Academic Officer Jana Childers Dean of Graduate School of Theology jana_childers [at]
Chief Executive Officer James McDonald President jmcdonald [at]
Chief Financial Officer Mike Cairns Vice-President for Finance and Operations mcairns [at]
Director Institutional Research David Altshuler Director of Institutional Research daltshuler [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Certificate in Black Church Studies Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Certificate in Trauma & Spiritual Care Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Diploma in Advanced Pastoral Studies Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Diploma in Spiritual Direction, Formation, and World Engagement Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction Non-degree 1993 On-Site
DMin Professional Doctorate 1970 On-Site
GTU Common MA Masters 1970 On-Site
MATS Masters 1991 On-Site
MDiv Masters 1970 On-Site

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