Porterville College

Accreditation

Accreditation

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, at its meeting January 9-11, 2019, reviewed the Institutional Self Evaluation Report (ISER) and evidentiary materials submitted by Porterville College. ACCJC acted to Reaffirm Accreditation for 18 months and require a Follow-Up Report, due no later than March 2, 2020, followed by a visit from a peer review team.

Reaffirmation is granted when an institution is found to substantially meet or exceed the Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, and Commission policies…"


Porterville College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is fully approved by the Board of Governors, California Community Colleges and other state and federal agencies. The University of California, California State Universities and other universities and colleges grant credit to lower division transfer courses completed at Porterville College.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
3402 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 9503
707/569-9177


ACCJC 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. Read more...

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. Read more...

Visit the ACCJC Complaint Process webpage for more information or to register a complaint.

Third-party Comment

A third-party comment may be submitted to the Commission at any time as it relates to the compliance of a member institution with Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies. Such comment must be submitted in writing, signed, and accompanied by the affiliation, return address and telephone number of the correspondent. Commission staff will review all third-party comments to assess its applicability to Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies. Institutions will be provided with an opportunity to review applicable third-party comments.

Individuals who wish to make comments on the institutions that are undergoing review in the current semester and that are being considered by the Commission at its next meeting, should use the Third Party Comment Form and be sure to include their name, address, phone number, and email address. The comments must be received five weeks before the scheduled Commission meeting.

View the Third-Party Comments webpage for more information.

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