Accreditation

Moorpark College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education.

Students and members of the public, who wish to file a formal complaint to the Commission about one of its member institutions, may contact the Commission as shown below:

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949


Our Upcoming ACCJC Accreditation Team Visit is scheduled for
 September 26-29, 2016.


Visit Information:

 

Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org 


Accreditation Status Updates

Fall 2016

Moorpark College's ACCJC Site Visit Scheduled for September 26 through September 29, 2016

Spring 2016

Moorpark College Approved to Expand its Distance Education Programs (Feb 2016)

Spring 2014

Moorpark College Receives Continued Affirmation of Accreditation (Feb 2014)

On February 7, 2014, Moorpark College received notification that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) reaffirmed its accreditation.  The decision to continue affirmation of accreditation was based on Moorpark College’s Midterm Report that was submitted to the ACCJC in October 2013.  The ACCJC action letter and Midterm Report are provided below.  The next comprehensive evaluation for accreditation is scheduled for October 2016. 

Spring 2013

Moorpark College's Follow-Up Visit: College Removed from Probation Status

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (Commission) has released its official 2012 follow-up review findings for Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD).

Fall 2012

Moorpark College Submits Follow-Up Report to ACCJC

This Follow-Up Report is submitted by Moorpark College as a progress report outlining Ventura County Community College District’s (VCCCD or District) responses to the recommendations made by Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) and the alignment to the Accreditation Commission Standards. Each recommendation response also includes a statement of “College Activities and Impact” as it relates to District progress. The District and College responses delineate the progress achieved to date, and fully addresses the concerns noted by the Commission letter dated February 2, 2012 that placed the College on Probation status, and the subsequent July 2, 2012 Commission letter that continued the College on Probation status.

Fall 2011

Moorpark College's Follow-Up Visit and Evaluation Report: VCCCD College's moved to "Probation" status

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (Commission) has released its official follow-up review findings for Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD).  The Commission has moved all three of the District's colleges to "Probation" status due to deficiencies identified by the Commission pertaining to the Board and governance.

Please read the VCCCD Press Release, Commission's 2011 Moorpark College Follow-Up Visit Evaluation Report and Commission's Letter here:

Spring 2011

Moorpark College Receives Continued Affirmation of Accreditation (January 2011)

Moorpark College has had its accreditation status reaffirmed. Please read the Commission's Final Report and Commission Letter here: