De Anza College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the 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.

The ACCJC reaffirmed De Anza's accreditation in January 2018, with five commendations, three compliance requirements and two recommendations for improving institutional effectiveness. The college provided ACCJC with a Follow-Up Report in March 2018 and will host commission representatives on April 26 for a follow-up visit to the De Anza campus.

  • For more information about the self-evaluation process and the October 2017 ACCJC evaluation team visit, please visit the 2017 Evaluation Visit webpage.

  • For information and reports related to the 2011 self-study and 2012 reaffirmation of accreditation and subsequent reports, please visit the Accreditation 2012 webpage.  
2018 Follow-Up Report
2018 Follow-Up Report
Cover of 2017 ISER 
2017 Institutional Self-Evaluation


 substantive change proposal cover  
2016 Substantive Change Proposal 


Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mallory Newell 

Accreditation Liaison
Mallory Newell
Phone: 408.864.8777


Last Updated: 3/23/18