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Shasta 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:

Shasta College WASC Accreditation Certificate  

                Shasta College is listed as a public community college in the approved list of the                               Education Directory, Higher Education Part 3, published by the U.S. Office of Education.   


In addition, Shasta College has received specialized accreditation from the following accreditors:

  • State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing - California (BRN) for the Associate Degree Nursing (RN).  Contact information.
  • State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) for Vocational Nursing (LVN).  Certificate of Approval.  Contact information
  • State of California Health and Human Services Agency, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for CNA/Home Health Aide.  Contact information
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, for its Dental Hygiene program.  Contact information.
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation, for the Early Childhood Education​ Center. Contact information.
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) for the Health Information Management Baccalaureate and Health Information Technology Associate Degree programs.  Contact Information.​

The Accreditation process includes the opportunity for submission of third-party comments directly to ACCJC.  If you would like to submit comments to the ACCJC, please download and complete the ACCJC Third Party Comment Form and return to the address provided on the form.

If students or members of the public have a complaint that is associated with the institution’s compliance with academic program quality and accrediting standards, please see the ACCJC Complaint Process.


 Shasta College Mission 

Shasta College provides a diverse student population open access to undergraduate educational programs and learning opportunities, thereby contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The District offers general education, transfer and career-technical programs, and basic skills education.  Shasta College provides opportunities for students to develop critical thinking, effective communication, quantitative reasoning, information competency, community and global awareness, self-efficacy, and workplace skills.  Comprehensive student services programs support student learning and personal growth.

Institutional Self-Evaluations


Addendum - Progress Report (Health Information Management)

2011 Self-Study
2005  Self-Study 

Other Accreditation Reports/Documents​
01/2018 ​ACCJC Action Letter - Reaffirmation of Accreditation for Seven Years
​10/2017 External Peer Team Evaluation Report
​04/2017 ​Shasta College Final Report - Baccalaureate Degree (Health Information Management)
​09/2016 Shasta College Special Report - Baccalaureate Degree (Health Information Management)
01/2016 Shasta College Substantive Change Approval - Baccalaureate Degree
​10/2015 Shasta College Substantive Change Proposal - Baccalaureate Degree
05/2015 ACCJC Action Letter - Acceptance of SC Substantive Change Proposal - Mode of Delivery: DE
04/2015 Shasta College Substantive Change Proposal - Mode of Delivery:  Distance Education
02/2015 ACCJC Action Letter - Acceptance of Midterm Report
10/2014 Midterm Report
05/2014 Degree Qualifications Profile Project - Award of Excellence Letter
02/2014 ACCJC Action Letter - Acceptance of Follow-Up Report
​10/2013 Follow-Up Report
02/2013  ACCJC Action Letter - Reaffirmation of Accreditation 
11/2012  ACCJC Follow-Up Evaluation Report 
10/2012  Follow-Up Report 
10/2012  SLO Special Report with Exhibits 
02/2012  ACCJC Action Letter - Probation Sanction 
10/2011  ACCJC Team Evaluation Report 
03/2010  ACCJC Action Letter - Substantive Change Proposal Approved 
11/2009  Dental Hygiene Accreditation Response 
10/2009  Substantive Change Proposal Addendum 
06/2009  ACCJC Action Letter - Removed from Warning 
03/2009  Follow-Up Report 
10/2008  Mid-Term Report 
10/2008  Special Report 
12/2007  Substantive Change Proposal 
10/2007  Progress Report 

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