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, February 19, 2021
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: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Ed Ryan Acting Co Provost eryan [at]
Board of Directors Chair John Sobrato Chairman johnm [at]
Chief Academic Officer Kate Morris Acting Co Provost klmorris [at]
Chief Executive Officer Lisa Kloppenberg Acting President and Professor of Law lkloppenberg [at]
Chief Financial Officer Michael Crowley Vice President for Finance and Administration mcrowley [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
00132605 East San Jose San Jose Additional 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
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Abbreviated Preliminary Teaching Program for Catholic School Teachers - Multiple Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Abbreviated Preliminary Teaching Program for Catholic School Teachers - Single Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Accounting Bachelors 1925 On-Site
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
Aerospace Engineering Masters 2020 On-Site
Ancient Studies Bachelors 1979 On-Site
Anthropology Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Applied Mathematics Masters 1964 On-Site
Art History Bachelors 1975 On-Site
Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) Masters 1957 On-Site
Biochemistry Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Biochemistry ACS Certified Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Bioengineering Masters 2012 On-Site
Bioengineering Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1930 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 1958 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 2018 Distance Education
Business Analytics Masters 2015 On-Site
Business Analytics Masters 2021 Distance Education
Certificate in Catholic School Leadership Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Chemistry (BA) Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Chemistry (BS) Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Chemistry ACS Certified Bachelors 1959 On-Site
Child Studies Bachelors 2017 On-Site
Civil Engineering Masters 1926 On-Site
Civil Engineering Bachelors 1912 On-Site
Classics Bachelors 1979 On-Site
Clear Administrative Services Credential Non-degree 1987 On-Site
Clear Teaching Credential Non-degree 2010 On-Site
Communication Bachelors 1986 On-Site
Computer Science Bachelors 1976 On-Site
Computer Science and Engineering Masters 1975 On-Site
Computer Science and Engineering Research Doctorate 1987 On-Site
Computer Science and Engineering Professional Doctorate 1998 On-Site
Computer Science and Engineering Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Controls Non-degree 1996 On-Site
Counseling Masters 1967 On-Site
Counseling Psychology Masters 1970 On-Site
Credential Qualifying Program (CQP) Bilingual Cross-Cultural Language Non-degree 2017 On-Site
Digital Signal Processing and Machine Learning Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Digital Signal Processing Theory Non-degree 1989 On-Site
Digital System Design Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Divinity Masters 1967 On-Site
Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) Research Doctorate 1995 On-Site
Dynamics Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Economics (BS) Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Economics (BSC) Bachelors 1949 On-Site
Electrical and Computer Engineering Masters 1926 On-Site
Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Doctorate 1964 On-Site
Electrical and Computer Engineering Bachelors 2020 On-Site
Electrical and Computer Engineering Professional Doctorate 1964 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Bachelors 1912 On-Site
Engineering Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Engineering Management and Leadership Masters 1979 On-Site
Engineering Physics Bachelors 1979 On-Site
English Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Environmental Science Bachelors 2002 On-Site
Environmental Studies Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Ethnic Studies Bachelors 2016 On-Site
Finance Bachelors 1925 On-Site
Finance and Analytics Masters 2020 Distance Education
Finance and Analytics Masters 2013 On-Site
French and Francophone Studies Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering Non-degree 2000 On-Site
German Studies Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Gerontology Non-degree 1994 On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Frugal Innovation Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Greek Language and Literature Bachelors 1923 On-Site
History Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Individual Studies (BA) Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Individual Studies (BS) Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Individual Studies (BSC) Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Individual Studies (Natural Science) Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Information Systems Masters 2003 On-Site
Integrated Circuit Design and Technology Non-degree 2003 On-Site
Intellectual Property Masters 2002 On-Site
International and Comparative Law Masters 1994 On-Site
Italian Studies Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Juris Doctor Professional Doctorate 1914 On-Site
Latin & Greek Bachelors 1979 On-Site
Latin Language and Literature Bachelors 1979 On-Site
Liberal Studies Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) Professional Doctorate 1982 On-Site
Management Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Management Information Systems Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Marketing Masters 2020 Distance Education
Marketing Bachelors 1947 On-Site
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Masters 2002 On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching + Clear Teaching Certificate for Catholic School Teac Masters 2013 On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching + Teaching Credential (MATTC) - Multiple Subject Masters 2012 On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching + Teaching Credential (MATTC) - Single Subject Masters 2012 On-Site
Master of Legal Studies in Corporate Compliance Masters 2019 Distance Education
Materials Engineering Non-degree 2004 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Mechanical Design Analysis Non-degree 1995 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Masters 1926 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Research Doctorate 1987 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Professional Doctorate On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Bachelors 1912 On-Site
Mechatronics Non-degree 2002 On-Site
Music Bachelors 1976 On-Site
Networking Non-degree 1992 On-Site
Neuroscience Bachelors 2017 On-Site
Pastoral Ministries Masters 1978 On-Site
Pastoral Ministries Masters 2013 Distance Education
Philosophy Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1954 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 1930 On-Site
Power Systems and Sustainable Energy Masters 2017 On-Site
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Non-degree 1986 On-Site
Preliminary Teaching Program for Catholic School Teachers - Multiple Subject Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Preliminary Teaching Program for Catholic School Teachers - Single Subject Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1961 On-Site
Public Health Science Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Religious Studies Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Renewable Energy Non-degree 1992 On-Site
RF and Applied Electromagnetics Non-degree 1992 On-Site
Social Justice Leadership Professional Doctorate 2021 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Software Engineering Masters 2000 On-Site
Spanish Studies Bachelors 1923 On-Site
Studio Art Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Supply Chain Management and Analytics Masters 2016 On-Site
Sustainable Energy Masters 2011 On-Site
Theatre Arts Bachelors 1964 On-Site
Theological Studies Masters 1982 On-Site
Theological Studies Masters 2016 Distance Education
Theology Masters 1966 On-Site
Thermo-Fluids Non-degree 1989 On-Site
US Law Masters 2000 On-Site
Web Design and Engineering Bachelors 2008 On-Site
Women's and Gender Studies Bachelors 2016 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2024 Special Visit
Spring 2030 Offsite Review
Fall 2030 Accreditation Visit

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