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Welcome to Riverside City College's accreditation website

Riverside City College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). Accreditation as a system of voluntary, non-governmental self-regulation and peer review is unique to American educational institutions. It is a system by which an institution evaluates itself ​in accordance with standards of good practice regarding goals and objectives; the appropriateness, sufficiency, and utilization of resources; the usefulness, integrity, and effectiveness of its processes; and the​​​ extent to which it is achieving its intended outcomes. It is a process by which accreditors provide students, the public, and each other with assurances of institutional integrity, quality, and effectiveness. Accreditation ​​is intended to encourage institutions to plan for institutional improvement in quality and effectiveness.​

Each institution affiliated with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accepts the obligation to undergo a cycle of periodic evaluation through institutional self evaluation and professional peer review. The heart of this obligation is conducting a rigorous self-evaluation during which an institution appraises itself against the accreditation standards in terms of its stated institutional mission.

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Dr. Gregory Anderson
President​

 

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Contact Us

 
Dr. Charles A. Kane Building, 2nd Floor 
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA  92506
 951-222-8000