2019 Accreditation Visit

On February 25-28, 2019, ACCJC External Evaluation Team visited GWC to complete its evaluation to determine whether the College continues to meet ACCJC’s Eligibility Requirements, Commission Policies, and Accreditation Standards. The Institutional Self Evaluation Report (ISER) and evidence lists were completed in preparation for the visit.

On June 28, 2019, ACCJC awarded Golden West College a Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a seven-year period.

The College will submit a Midterm Report to ACCJC in March 2023. The College's next comprehensive review will occur in the spring term of 2026.

Golden West College is accredited by the following agencies:

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) 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
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
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:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing, Continuing Education Provider
  • California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
  • Approved as Certified Course Presenter by the Commission on Peace Officers Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.)
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) For Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification training.