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Golden West College is accredited by the following agencies:

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 506-0234

California Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210 400 R. Street, Suite 4030
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 322-3350

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
P.O. Box 944226
Sacramento, CA 94244-2260
(800) 952-5210

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
(703) 669-6650

Golden West College offers programs which are approved by:

Accreditation Documents

GWC Self Study Report

2011-13 Accreditation Self-Study Timeline PDF

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Addendum March 2013

Link to Evidence

Introduction and Certificates (4.78MB)
Standard I - Institutional Mission and Effectiveness (3.8MB)
Standard II - Student Learning Programs & Services (4.5 MB)
Standard III - Resources (4.65MB)
Standard IV - Leadership and Governance (2MB)
ADDENDUM - March 2013

I.A - Mission (735KB)
I.B - Improving Institutional Effectiveness (1MB)
II.A - Instructional Programs (1.25MB)
II.B - Student Support Services (850KB)
II.C - Library and Learning Services (765KB)
III.A - Human Resources (854KB)
III.B - Physical Resources (668KB)
III.C - Technology Resources (736KB)
III.D - Financial Resources (742KB)
IV.A - Decision-Making Rolls and Processes (836KB)
IV.B - Board and Administrative Governance (1MB)

Agency Accreditation & Program Approval Letters (in PDF fomat):

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