Welcome to the Diablo Valley College Accreditation Website

Diablo Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Student achievement data can be found on the U.S. Department of Education Scorecard.

The college maintains its accreditation by fulfilling criteria that are determined by the ACCJC. Throughout its continuous seven-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
428 J Street
Suite 400
Sacramento, CA

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.

Addiction Studies

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) 
2400 Marconi Avenue P.O. Box 214127 Sacramento, CA 95821
www.ccapp.us or www.caadac.org 

Program: Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor
Addiction Counselor Certification Board of California (ACCBC) affiliated with California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE) 
4182 N. Viking Way, Suite 213 Long Beach, CA. 90808

Program: Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor 
California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
1731 Howe Avenue, PMB #352 Sacramento, CA 95825-2209 

Public Health

Program: Community Health Workers
California Association of Community Health Workers

National Association of Community Health Workers

Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene

American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2678


Program: Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga Alliance
4201 Wilson Blvd. #600
Arlington, VA  22203