Accreditation

accreditation

Welcome to the Diablo Valley College Accreditation website

 

Diablo Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (contact information below), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

The college maintains its accreditation by fulfilling criteria that are determined by the ACCJC. Throughout its continuous six-year review cycle, Diablo Valley College conducts and publishes several review instruments, including an annual report, annual fiscal report, midterm report, comprehensive institutional self evaluation, and an evaluation review by a team of peers.

Diablo Valley College’s statement of accreditation can also be found in the front of the DVC catalog

 

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949
Telephone: 415-506-0234
Fax: 415-506-0238
Email: accjc@accjc.org

Additional information about accreditation, including filing complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org.

 

The following Diablo Valley College programs are accredited by programmatic accrediting bodies, which are responsible to determine license/certification eligibility.

 

Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene
Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2678
www.ada.org

 

Culinary Arts
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, Florida 32095
www.acfchefs.org

 

Addiction Studies
CAADAC
California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

3400 Bradshaw Road, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95827
916-368-9412
www.caadac.org

 

CAADE
California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
5230 Clark Avenue, Suite 3
Lakewood, CA 90713
707-722-2331
www.caade.org