Statement of Accreditation Status
Thomas Jefferson School of Law

701 B Street
San Diego, CA 92101
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

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.

01085400
Current Accreditation Status

Candidate- The institution has demonstrated that it meets all, or nearly all, of the Standards of Accreditation at a minimum level and has a clear plan in place to meet the Standards at a substantial level of compliance for accreditation. Candidacy is limited to four years and is granted only when an institution can demonstrate that it is likely to become accredited during the four-year period.

Candidate
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, February 16, 2018
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.

2016
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

 
Undergraduate FTE: 
0
Graduate FTE: 
457
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.

Semester
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
 
 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Aaron Schwabach Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Professor of Law aarons [at] tjsl.edu
Board of Directors Chair Randy Grossman Board Chair grossman [at] lawrmg.com
Chief Academic Officer Linda Keller Interim Dean and Professor of Law lkeller [at] tjsl.edu
Chief Executive Officer Karin Sherr Interim President and General Counsel ksherr [at] tjsl.edu
Chief Financial Officer Nancy Vu Vice President & CFO nancyv [at] tjsl.edu
Director Institutional Research Brian Stern Director of Institutional Research bstern [at] tjsl.edu
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
J.D. Professional Doctorate 1969 On-Site
J.S.D. Research Doctorate 2008 Distance Education
LL.M. Masters 2008 Distance Education
LL.M. in American Legal Studies Masters 2008 On-Site
LLM in Practice Skills Masters 2017 On-Site
M.S.L. Masters 2008 Distance Education
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2019 Progress Report
Spring 2020 Seeking Accreditation Visit

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