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Hancock received reaffirmation of accreditation through 2023. 
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Accreditation Status


Allan Hancock College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), 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. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at:

Statement of Accreditation Status

2020 Accreditation Midterm Report

ACCJC Letter of Acceptance of the 2020 Midterm Report

2020 ACCJC Midterm Report

2017 Accreditation Follow-Up Report

Accreditation 2017 Follow-Up Report 

ACCJC Communication

2016 Accreditation Team Visit Brochure

2016 Accreditation

Accreditation 2016 Comprehensive Institutional Self-Evaluation Report     

  1. Introduction, Data/Organization
  2. Certifications
  3. Standard I: Mission, Academic Quality and Institutional Effectiveness and Integrity
  4. Standard II: Student Learning Programs and Support Services
  5. Standard III: Resources
  6. Standard IV: Leadership and Governance
  7. Quality Focus Essay
  8. Changes and Plans from the 2016 Self-Evaluation Process, Glossary of Acronyms and Notes