MCW Submission Processing Statistics

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  Grants & Contracts - How many applications are submitted annually?
  IRB - How long can I expect the approval process to take?

Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval times provided below reflect the median number of days from submit to approved during MCW fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015  - June 30, 2016).


Submission Type

Full Committee review

Expedited review

New protocol application

64 days

28 days

Continuing progress report

32 days

6 days


26 days

7 days

  IACUC - How long can I expect the approval process to take?

See chart below for the median number of days (contiguous calendar days not business days) from ‘Submit’ to ‘Approved’ for calendar year 2015 for animal submission processing. For complete details and explanations, view the Full Report (PDF).

AUA Type

Designated Review

Full Committee Review

New & 3 Year Renewals



Amendment – experimental changes only



Amendment – administratively processed




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