West Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), a division of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). This organization is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Accreditation Status

Accreditation Process

West Valley College maintains its accreditation by fulfilling criteria that are determined by the ACCJC. Throughout the continuous six-year review cycle, the college conducts and publishes several review instruments, including an annual report, annual fiscal report, midterm report, comprehensive institutional self-study, and an evaluation review by a team of peers.

The college has submitted the 2014 Institutional Self Study Report (dated March 15, 2014) to ACCJC. The assigned Accreditation Visiting Team members conducted their site visit the week of March 16-20, 2014.

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949
Telephone: (415) 506-0234
Fax: (415) 506-0238
Email: accjc@accjc.org


Accreditation Liaison Officer:
Office of Instruction

last published: 12/11/18