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The Wright Institute

2728 Durant Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94704

United States

Telephone: 510-841-9230


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: June 28, 2019

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. 1972

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1977

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 517

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. 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. Trimester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerGilbert NewmanVice President for Academic
Board of Directors ChairDaniel GoldstineChair Board of
Chief Academic OfficerGilbert NewmanVice President for Academic
Chief Executive OfficerPeter
Chief Financial OfficerTricia O’ReillyVice President for Finance and Administrative
Director Institutional ResearchLynnette BeallDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00884600The Wright InstituteBerkeleyMain CampusActive
00884600The Wright InstituteBerkeleyAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Doctor of PsychologyProfessional Doctorate1995On-Site
Masters in Counseling PsychologyMasters2006On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2026Offsite Review
Spring2027Accreditation Visit