Contra Costa College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, (10 Commercial Blvd, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94594, 415-506-0234), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Program accreditation includes the California Board of Registered Nursing and the California Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners. The College is approved for the training of veterans, and for the education of foreign students by the United States Department of State and the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service.

At its January 7-9, 2015 meeting the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, took action to reaffirm Contra Costa College’s accreditation on the basis of a comprehensive evaluation and requires the College to submit a Follow-Up Report in October 2015.

For details on Commission’s actions and the external evaluation meeting and report:

Click here for 2015 Accreditation Reaffirmation Letter 

Click here for 2014 Accreditation External Evaluation Team Report 

Click here for Contra Costa College Self Evaluation Report on Educational Quality and Institutional Effectiveness 2014