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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. (View our college scorecard.)

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.

Several programs at the college are also separately accredited by external professional and governmental organizations.  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.

Accreditation 2020

Contra Costa College developed its Institutional Self-Evaluation Report in June 2020 and is preparing for an accreditation visit slated for October 5-8, 2020.  Students, employees and members of the public are invited to submit comments about CCC’s effectiveness for the site visit team. This page will be updated to provide the campus and public more information about the accreditation process.

Complaints and Comments

Third Party Comment

Individuals who wish to leave comments on the institutions that are undergoing review in the current semester and that are being considered by the Commission at its next meeting should use the Third Party Comments Form and be sure to include their name, address, phone number, and email address.

Against ACCJC Member Institutions

Students and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint to the Commission about one of its member institutions should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission. The Commission’s Policy on Student and Public Complaints Against Institutions will assist the user in understanding the issues this Commission can and cannot address through its complaint process. The policy explains the procedures for those wishing to file a complaint.

Complaints Against the Accrediting Commission

Individuals who wish to file a formal complaint to the Commission about the ACCJC should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission. The Commission’s Policy on Complaints Against the ACCJC will assist the user in understanding the issues this Commission can and cannot address through its complaint process. The policy explains the procedures for filing a complaint.


Accreditation 2014

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Reports and Submissions

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Accrediting Agency

Expiration Year

Automotive TechnologyAutomotive Services Excellence Foundation (ASE)2021
Early Childhood EducationNational Association for the Education of Young Children (NAYEC)2022
Emergency Medical TechnicianLocal Emergency Medical Service Agency – (Contra Costa EMS)2023
Medical Assisting

 

 

Commission on Education of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)In progress
NursingBoard of Registered Nursing (BRN)2021
ParamedicCommittee on Accreditation for EMS Programs (CoAEMSP)2021