Current Accreditation Status

Cypress College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 428 J Street., Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814, (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:

Current Accreditation Timeline

Fall 2022 – Fall 2023

Fall 2022Spring 2023Fall 2023December 2023
Evidence Collection
Improvement Plans
ISER Drafting
ISER Development
Compiling Drafts
Campus-Wide Forums
ISER Approvals
Shared Governance
Board of Trustees
December 15, 2023

Spring 2024 – Spring 2025

Spring 2024Fall 2024January 2025Spring 2025
ISER Review
Peer Review
Core Inquiries
Site Visit
Team Draft Report
Errors of Fact
Commission Action
Final Team Report
Accreditation Status
College Response
Address Compliance Requirements, if necessary
Continuous Improvement Process

Program-Specific Accrediting Bodies

ACCJC Accreditation Reports

ACCJC Accreditation Correspondence