03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Anschutz Medical School Accreditation: CU Officials Worried About Losing Accreditation

State funding for the University of Colorado's medical school is so low that college officials are concerned the institution could lose its accreditation, CU president Bruce Benson told lawmakers Wednesday.

While the School of Medicine, housed at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, is still fully accredited, its level of state funding has been listed as an area of concern by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, a national body that evaluates medical schools. Without a degree from an accredited school, graduates can't get medical licenses.

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