Statement of Accreditation Status
Saybrook University

475 14th Street, 9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
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 20, 2015
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.

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.

Semester Plan
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Carol Humphreys Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs chumphreys [at]
Board of Directors Chair Renee Levi Chair of the Board of Trustees resonance [at]
Chief Academic Officer Carol Humphreys Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs chumphreys [at]
Chief Executive Officer Nathan Long President nlong [at]
Chief Financial Officer Mehul Patel Interim CFO mehulpatel [at]
Director Institutional Research Ericka Kilburn Director of Institutional Research ekilburn [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Clinical Psychology Research Doctorate 2015 Distance Education
Counseling Masters 2015 Distance Education
Human Science Masters 1984 Distance Education
Human Science Research Doctorate 1984 Distance Education
Integrative and Functional Nutrition Masters 2015 Distance Education
Management Masters 2015 Distance Education
Mind-Body Medicine Masters 2009 Distance Education
Mind-Body Medicine Research Doctorate 2009 Distance Education
Organizational Systems Masters 2000 Distance Education
Organizational Systems Research Doctorate 2000 Distance Education
Organizational Systems: Leadership and Org Dev(LIOS) Masters 2008 On-Site
Psychology Masters 1984 Distance Education
Psychology Research Doctorate 1984 Distance Education
Psychology, Counseling Specialization Masters 2008 On-Site
PsyD Professional Doctorate 2008 On-Site
Transformative Social Change Research Doctorate 2016 Distance Education
Transformative Social Change Masters 2016 Distance Education
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2017 Offsite Review
Spring 2018 Accreditation Visit

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Statement Last Revised

The last date that a change was recorded by WSCUC to the institutions accreditation status, key personnel, degrees, locations or other contact information.