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Thomas Jefferson School of Law

701 B Street, Ste 110

San Diego, CA 92101

United States

Telephone: 619-297-9700


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Susan Opp

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 25, 2021

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. 2021

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 253

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 Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerAnders KayeAssociate Dean for Academic
Board of Directors ChairRandy GrossmanBoard
Chief Academic OfficerLinda
Chief Executive OfficerKarin SherrPresident and General
Chief Financial OfficerNancy VuVice President &
Director Institutional ResearchCarrie
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
01085400Thomas Jefferson School of LawSan DiegoMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
J.D.Professional Doctorate1969On-Site
J.S.D.Research Doctorate2008Distance Education
LL.M. in American Legal StudiesMasters2008On-Site
LLM in Practice SkillsMasters2017On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2023Special Visit
Fall2026Offsite Review
Spring2027Accreditation Visit