Accreditation

Fresno City College Receives Full Accreditation

Fresno City College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges ( ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges ( WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415.506.0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org.

Accreditation is an ongoing review process designed to promote educational quality and ensure that the college is fulfilling its institutional mission. Colleges evaluate their performance relative to standards established by the ACCJC. The process is intended to encourage self-reflection and improvement.

On June 13, 2018, Fresno City College received good news from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), reaffirming the college’s accreditation for seven years. Please see the links below to view the action letter, evaluation report and other supporting documents regarding ACCJC.

If you have questions please email cyndie.luna@fresnocitycollege.edu.

Certificate of Accreditation

2018 Self Evaluation

Institutional Self-Evaluation

Institutional Self-Evaluation Report of Educational Quality and Institutional Effectiveness in Support of Reaffirmation of Accreditation submitted by Fresno City College to ACCJC on January 2018.

Institutional Self-Evaluation

External Evaluation Report 2018

A confidential report prepared for ACCJC. This report represents the finding of the External Evaluation Team that visited Fresno City College and State Center Community College District March 5, 2018 - March 8, 2018.

External Evaluation Report 2018

ACCJC Action Letter Spring 2018

The purpose of this review was to determine whether the College continues to meet ACCJC's Eligibility Requirements, Commission Policies, and Accreditation Standards. The Commission acted on June 13, 2018 to Reaffirm Accreditation for seven years.

ACCJC Action Letter Spring 2018

Certificate of Accreditation Letter

Letter from ACCJC to Fresno City College on the 2018 Certificate of Accreditation.

Certificate of Accreditation Letter

Follow-up Report

Follow-up Report - October 1, 2019

FCC response to recommendations included in the June 13, 2018 letter from the ACCJC.

Follow-up Report - October 1, 2019

ACCJC Action Letter - January 27, 2020

The ACCJC at its meeting January 15-17, 2020 has acted to Reaffirm Accreditation for the remainder of the cycle.

ACCJC Action Letter - January 27, 2020

Reports

Program Accreditation

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program

The ADN program is approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs and the Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.

Commission for Education in Nursing Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
(916) 322-3350

http://www.rn.ca.gov

http://www.rn.ca.gov/education/rnprograms.shtml#and

Dental Hygiene Program

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation and by the Board of Dental Examiners, a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
(800) 621-8099

http://www.ada.org/en/coda/accreditation

Police Academy

The Police Academy and Peace Officer Training Courses are certified under the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). All Corrections and Probation Courses are certified by the Standards and Training for Corrections (STC).

Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training
860 Stillwater Road, Suite 100
West Sacramento, CA 95605
(916) 227-3909

https://www.post.ca.gov/about-us.aspx

Radiologic Technology Program

The Radiologic Technology program is approved by the California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch, and accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Radiologic Health Branch (RHB)
P.O. Box 997414, MS 7610
Sacramento, CA 95899
(916) 558-1784

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CEH/DRSEM/Pages/RHB.aspx

Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCRT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300

http://www.jrcert.org/

https://portal.jrcertaccreditation.org/accredited-educational-programs/search

Respiratory Care Practitioner Program

The Respiratory Care Practitioner program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Phone: 1-817-283-2835

http://www.coarc.com

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Complaint Process

Complaints against 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. Following is the Commission’s Policy on Student and Public Complaints Against Institutions which will explains the issues the Commission can address through its complaint process and the procedures for filing a complaint. Go to Complaint Process.

The Policy on Student and Public Complaints Against Institutions may be found at: Student and Public Complaints Against Institutions

The complaint form may be found at Complaints against member institutions .

Complaints against the 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. Following is the Commission’s Policy on Complaints Against the ACCJC which explains the issues the Commission can address through its complaint process and the procedures for filing a complaint. Go to Complaint Process.

The Policy on Complaints Against the ACCJC may be found at: Policy on Review Complaints Against the ACCJC (Rev-Sept-2016).

The complaint form may be found at Complaints against the ACCJC .