MiraCosta College embraces accreditation as an ongoing process designed to promote educational quality and institutional effectiveness.
MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 10 Commercial Boulevard, 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: www.accjc.org. The college is also approved by the California Department of Education for the training of veterans under the provisions of the G.I. Bill of Regulations.
ACCJC Statement of Accreditation Status for MiraCosta College
The following MiraCosta College programs have additional accreditation through their respective agencies:Registered Nursing (ADN) Program
Approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, P.O. Box 944210, Sacramento, CA 94244-2100. To inquire about filing a complaint, call 916.322.3350.
Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756. Phone: 727.210.2350. Submit complaints electronically at http://www.caahep.org/File-Complaints/
Approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833. Phone: 916.263.7800; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. File a complaint by contacting the Education Division at 916.263.7843.
Approved through California Department of Public Health Aide and Technician Certification Section (ATCS), CAN/HHA/CHT Certification Unit, P.O. Box 997416, MS-3301, Sacramento, CA 95899-7377. Email: email@example.com. To file a complaint, call 916.492.8232.
The Adult High School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200, Burlingame, CA 94010. Southern California satellite office: 43517 Ridge Park Drive, Suite 100, Temecula, CA 92590-3615. Phone: 951.693.2550; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Access http://www.acswasc.org/contact.htm#complaints for guidelines on how to file a complaint.
MiraCosta College makes a solemn pledge of quality assurance and dedication of its resources and processes to foster student success, assess student learning, and pursue institutional excellence.
MiraCosta College commits to a systemic and sustained focus on continuous improvement through self-reflection, collaboration and institution-wide dialogue, assuring the integrity, effectiveness, and quality of our institution.
MiraCosta College has embraced accreditation as an ongoing process designed for institutional improvement. Our progress and efforts to continually improve, including an Accreditation Scorecard, Progress Report and extensive supporting evidence are set forth below in detail.
MiraCosta College Self-Evaluation Report
MiraCosta Adult High School: Third Year Progress Report
2016 Subchange Follow-Up Report
Substantive Change Proposal for
Substantive Change Proposal for
Midterm Accreditation Report
2013 Self-Study Report:
Adult High School Diploma Program
MiraCosta College Institutional Follow-up Report #2
2011 Evaluation Team Report (PDF)
MiraCosta College Self Study Report
Substantive Change Report for
Additional Location and Distance Education