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: www.accjc.org

Shasta College WASC Accreditation Certificate

Shasta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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 (PDF). 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 accrediting body for HIT and HIM, is CAHIIM or the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education. Contact Information.
  • The accrediting body for PTA is CAPTE or Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. 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 and community partnerships support student learning and personal development.