Accreditation

The three colleges of the San Diego Community College District, San Diego City College, Mesa College, and Miramar College are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). ACCJC is an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. San Diego College of Continuing Education, also part of the San Diego Community College District, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools (ACS) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: accjc.org

The colleges also offer a number of programs of study accredited by various external agencies. Click here for a complete list.

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Contact Information
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
331 J Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA  95814
415-506-0234

Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200
Burlingame, CA  94010-2009
650-696-1060

City College Accreditation

 

Mesa College Accreditation

 

Miramar College Accreditation

 

research by accreditation standards:

Standard I - Mission, Academic Quality & Institutional Effectiveness, & Integrity

A. Mission

Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
SDCCD Model for Building Information Capacity
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings

 

B. Assuring Academic Quality & Institutional Effectiveness

Awards Conferred (Degrees & Certificates)
Basic Skills Report
CCCCO Student Success Scorecard
CTE Transition Student Annual Report
Cultural Climate Survey Report/Briefing
DSPS Annual Report
DSPS Basic Skills Reports 
Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
EOPS Annual Report
Fact Book
Facts on File
FTES State Report Summaries
Institutional Effectiveness Scorecard
Noncredit ESL Transition Student Study
Noncredit to Credit Study Transition Study
Online Course Satisfaction Survey
Online Student Success & Retention Report
Programs to Improve Student Outcomes for Underrepresented Groups
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings
Student, Employee and Service Area Diversity Briefing
Transfer Study Report

 

C. Institutional Integrity

Cultural Climate Survey Report/Briefing
Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings

 

Standard II - Student Learning Programs & Support Services

A. Instructional Programs

Awards Conferred (Degrees & Certificates)
Basic Skills Report
CCCCO Student Success Scorecard
CTE Transition Student Annual Report
DSPS Annual Report
DSPS Basic Skills Report
Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
EOPS Annual Report
Fact Book
Facts on File
FTES State Report Summaries
Institutional Effectiveness Scorecard
Noncredit ESL Transition Student Study
Noncredit to Credit Study Transition Study
Online Course Satisfaction Survey
Online Student Success & Retention Report
Programs to Improve Student Outcomes for Underrepresented Groups
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings
Student, Employee and Service Area Diversity Briefing
Transfer Study Report

 

B. Library & Learning Support Services

Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings

 

C. Student Support Services

DSPS Annual Report
Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
EOPS Annual Report
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings
Title IX Gender Equality Report

 

Standard III - Resources

A. Human Resources

Cultural Climate Survey Report/Briefing
Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
Fact Book
Facts on File
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings
Student, Employee and Service Area Diversity Briefing

 

B. Physical Resources

Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings

 

C. Technology Resources

Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
Student Satisfaction Survey Reports/Briefings

 

D. Financial Resources

Facts on File
FTES State Report Summaries
Productivity Reports

 

Standard IV - Leadership & Governance

A. Decision-Making Roles & Processes

Cultural Climate Survey Report/Briefing
Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings
Districtwide Participatory Governance Structure Assessment
District Offices Employee Feedback Survey

 

B. Chief Executive Officer

Districtwide Participatory Governance Structure Assessment
Employee Perception Survey Reports/Briefings

 

C. Governing Board

Districtwide Participatory Governance Structure Assessment

 

D. Multi-College Districts of Systems

Districtwide Participatory Governance Structure Assessment

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