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Los Angeles City College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: Students and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint related to noncompliance with accreditation standards ( may contact the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) directly. The commission can be contacted at: Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges; Western Association of Schools and Colleges; 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204; Novato, CA 94949; Telephone: (415) 506-0234; Fax: (415) 506-0238.


The ACCJC conducted its site visit at LACC on March 7-9, 2016. 

In July 2016 the Commission acted to reaffirm accreditation for 18 months and to require a Follow-Up Report, which was submitted on October 1, 2017. In January 2018 the Commission found compliance and reaffirmed accreditation for the remainder of the cycle​.



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.


For more information and to access the Third Party Comment Form click here.


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