Statement of Accreditation Status
St. Patrick's Seminary and University

320 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025-3596
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 25, 2021
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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Religious Control
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 Anthony Lilles Chief Academic Officer and Accreditation Liaison Officer anthony.lilles [at]
Board of Directors Chair Salvatore Cordileone Chancellor and Chair of the Board of Trustees Archbishop of San Francisco mclaughlink [at]
Chief Academic Officer Anthony Lilles Chief Academic Officer and Accreditation Liaison Officer anthony.lilles [at]
Chief Executive Officer Mark Doherty President - Rector mark.doherty [at]
Chief Financial Officer Richard Dizon CFO richard.dizon [at]
Director Institutional Research Jill Fegley Director of Institutional Effectiveness jill.fegley [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Divinity Masters 1965 On-Site
Master of Arts in Theology Masters 1985 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2023 Special Visit
Fall 2028 Offsite Review
Spring 2029 Accreditation Visit

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