Institutional Research and Effectiveness

As an accredited institution, we are held to high standards. We are guided by research and analysis of best practices to ensure we provide the most effective teaching methodologies, programs, and governance while meeting our mission, vision, and goals.



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. Visit the Accreditation page below to view the action letter, evaluation report, and other supporting documents.

Accreditation Website

Institutional Research

The mission of the Fresno City College Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning Office is to promote and facilitate an equity focus culture of evidence and inquiry in which accurate data and information provide the basis for data-driven decisions to improve student learning and institutional effectiveness.

See our Research and Results


Institutional Planning is an integrated process at Fresno City College that begins with the consideration of the college’s mission, vision, and core values. They are the overarching concepts that are considered at all steps of the planning process with a focus on opportunities to increase student equity outcomes.

See our Plans