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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

10901 North Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla, CA 92037

United States

Telephone: 858-646-3100


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

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 06, 2020

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2011

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2015

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 49

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. Other

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. Quarter

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: No

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerDiane KlotzChief Learning
Board of Directors ChairWilliam GerhartCEO, Kinevant
Chief Academic OfficerAlessandra SaccoDean, Graduate School of Biomedical
Chief Executive OfficerDavid BrennerCEO and
Chief Financial OfficerRobin RyanChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchAngelica RochaInstitutional Research Program
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
04220600Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery InstituteLa JollaMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Interim Report
Fall2027Offsite Review
Spring2028Accreditation Visit