Statement of Accreditation Status
Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0015
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, June 24, 2011
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.

Varies by Program
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Accreditation documents for this institution are not yet available.
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Ed Ryan Vice Provost for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness eryan [at]
Board of Directors Chair Paul Gentzkow Chairman Board of Trustees paul.gentzkow [at]
Chief Academic Officer Dennis Jacobs Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs dcjacobs [at]
Chief Executive Officer Michael Engh President mengh [at]
Chief Financial Officer Chris Shay Vice President for Finance and Administration cshay [at]
Director Institutional Research Barbara Stewart Director of Institutional Research bstewart [at]
OPEID Location Namesort descending City Location Type Status
00132603 Campbell Union District Campbell Additional Active
00132603 Campbell Union District Campbell Additional Active
00132605 East San Jose San Jose Additional Active
00132604 Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara Universit Berkeley Branch Campus Active
00132604 Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University Berkeley Branch Campus Active
00132600 Santa Clara University Santa Clara Main Campus Active
00132601 Sunnyvale School District Sunnyvale Additional Active
00132601 Sunnyvale School District Sunnyvale Additional Active
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accounting Bachelors
Accounting and Information Systems Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Advanced Accounting Proficiency Non-degree 2010 On-Site
Advanced Studies in Information Assurance Non-degree 1991 On-Site
Advanced Studies Software Engineering Non-degree 1994 On-Site
Analog Circuit Design Non-degree 2003 On-Site
Ancient Studies Bachelors
Anthropology Bachelors
Applied Math Masters
Art History Bachelors
ASIC Design & Testing Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Bachelor of Sacred Theology Masters
Biochemistry Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Biochemistry ACS Certified Bachelors 2007 On-Site
BioEngineering Masters 2012 On-Site
BioEngineering Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Biology Bachelors
Business Administration Masters
Business Analytics Masters 2015 On-Site
Chemistry (BA) Bachelors
Chemistry (BS) Bachelors
Chemistry ACS Certified Bachelors
Civil Engineering Masters
Civil Engineering Bachelors
Classical Studies Bachelors
Communication Bachelors
Computer Science (Mathematics) Bachelors
Computer Science and Engineering Masters
Computer Science and Engineering Research Doctorate
Computer Science and Engineering Bachelors
Controls Non-degree 1996 On-Site
Counseling Masters
Counseling Psychology Masters
Digital Signal Processing Applications Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Digital Signal Processing Theory Non-degree 1989 On-Site
Doctor of Sacred Theology Research Doctorate
Dynamics Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Economics (BS) Bachelors
Economics (BSC) Bachelors
Educational Leadership Masters 2002 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Masters
Electrical Engineering Research Doctorate
Electrical Engineering Bachelors
Engineering Bachelors
Engineering Management Masters
Engineering Physics Bachelors
English Bachelors
Environmental Sciences Bachelors 2002 On-Site
Environmental Studies Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Ethnic Studies Bachelors 2016
Finance Masters 2013 On-Site
Finance Bachelors
French & Francophone Studies Bachelors
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Non-degree 2000 On-Site
German Studies Bachelors
Gerontology Non-degree 1994 On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Frugal Innovation Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Greek Language & Literature Bachelors
High Tech Attorney Diploma Non-degree 1989 On-Site
History Bachelors
Individual Studies (BA) Bachelors
Individual Studies (BS) Bachelors
Individual Studies (BSC) Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Individual Studies (Natural Science) Bachelors 2014
Information Systems Masters 2003 On-Site
Intellectual Property Masters 2002 On-Site
Interdisciplinary Education Masters
International Law Masters
Italian Studies Bachelors
Juris Doctor Professional Doctorate
Latin & Greek Bachelors
Latin Language & Literature Bachelors
Liberal Studies Bachelors
Licentiate in Sacred Theology Masters
Management Bachelors
Management Information Systems Bachelors
Marketing Bachelors
Master of Arts in Teaching Multi-Subject Masters 2012 On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching Single-Subject Masters 2012 On-Site
Master of Divinity Masters
Master of Theological Studies Masters
Master of Theological Studies Masters 2016 Distance Education
Master of Theology Masters
Materials Engineering Non-degree 2004 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors
Mechanical Design Analysis Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Masters
Mechanical Engineering Research Doctorate
Mechanical Engineering Bachelors
Mechatronics Non-degree 2002 On-Site
Microwave and Antennas Non-degree 1992 On-Site
Music Bachelors
Networking Non-degree 1992 On-Site
Pastoral Ministries Masters
Pastoral Ministries Masters 2013 Distance Education
Philosophy Bachelors
Physics Bachelors
Political Science Bachelors
Psychology Bachelors
Public Health Science Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Religious Studies Bachelors
Renewable Energy Non-degree 1992 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors
Software Engineering Masters
Spanish Studies Bachelors
Studio Art Bachelors
Supply Chain Management and Analytics Masters 2016 On-Site
Sustainable Energy Masters 2011 On-Site
Teaching with Clear Teaching Certificate Catholic School Masters 2013 On-Site
Theatre Arts Bachelors
Thermo-Fluids Non-degree 1989 On-Site
US Law for Foreign Lawyers Masters 2000 On-Site
Web Design and Engineering Bachelors 2008 On-Site
Women's and Gender Studies Bachelors 2016
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2020 Offsite Review
Fall 2020 Accreditation Visit

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