► Has clearly defined objectives appropriate to higher education
► Has established conditions under which those higher education objectives can be achieved
► Appears in fact to be accomplishing its objectives substantially
► Is organized, staffed and supported so as to accomplish its higher education objectives
► Demonstrates that it meets Accreditation Standards
*** The Commission met on June 5 – 7, 2013. The results of the Commission actions will be posted on the Recent Commission Actions page of this website in early July. ***
CHEA responds to critics of accreditation: 6-27-13
Press Release: 5-30-13, regarding no irregularities in CCSF evaluation
Press Release: 12-13-12, regarding California Competes Petition
Press Release: 7-6-12, regarding City College of San Francisco
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT ACCREDITATION
• Twelve Common Questions and Answers About Regional Accreditation, prepared by the ACCJC.
ABOUT THE ACCJC AND ITS MEMBER INSTITUTIONS
For each ACCJC accredited institution, this directory includes the following information*:
• Contact information for the college.
• Summary information about enrollments, degrees, and accreditation.
• Notations of accreditation sanctions that apply to particular institutions.
• In cases of severe sanction (Probation or Show Cause), a link to the Public Disclosure Notice describing the reasons for the sanction is provided.
* The directory also provides a list of Institutions no longer accredited by the ACCJC.
OTHER INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC
• Discussion of partnerships for assuring educational quality.
• Link to video: Accreditation and its Value to You
• Link to video: Types of Accreditation: What's the Difference
• Recent Commission actions taken on ACCJC member institutions and policies.
• Policy and process for complaints against ACCJC member institutions.
• Important information about degree mills and accreditation mills.
• State information from higher education authorizing agencies and about degree mills.