Accreditation Status

City College of San Francisco is by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 428 J Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234. ACCJC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) as a reliable authority regarding the quality of education offered by the institutions it accredits in keeping with the Higher Education Act of 1965.  ACCJC is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which has established criteria that define a quality review system for accrediting agencies.

ACCJC accredits institutions in the United States, its territories and affiliates, with a primary mission of granting associate degrees; institutions accredited by ACCJC may also award certificates and other credentials, including bachelor's degrees, if those credentials are within the institution's mission and authorized by their governmental authorities. ACCJC may also credit non-domestic institutions with a primary mission of granting associate degrees. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: .

January 2024 ACCJC Action letter and Team Report

Accreditation Update

On January 16, the College received ACCJC's action letter and Peer Review Team Report based on the comprehensive review process. ACCJC has issued a sanction of warning to the College. 

At this time, the College remains accredited through the warning period and will have an opportunity to address the deficiencies by submitting a follow-up report to ACCJC in Spring 2025. A peer review team will conduct a subsequent site visit.

For more information, please see .

ACCJC has assembled a Peer Review Team comprising academic and administrative representatives who are reviewing our Institutional Self Evaluation Report. Dr. Erika Endrijonas (Superintendent-President at Pasadena City College) is serving as the Peer Review Team Chair and Dr. Mike Munoz (Superintendent-President at Long Beach City College) is serving as the Vice Chair. You can read more about the team members here:

Peer Review Team Members

The Peer Review Team held a collegewide forum on March 14. Thank you to those who attended!

A subset of the Peer Review Team will conduct the focused site visit during the week of October 2, 2023:

Dr. Erika Endrijonas
Dr. Mike Munoz
Dr. Norman Lorenz
Dr. Jesse Mills
Mr. Daniel Troy

Institutional Self Evaluation Report (ISER)

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2023 Institutional Self Evaluation Report

Program Accreditors

Complaint Process

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. You can learn about them on the .