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 2012, with six commendations and three recommendations. De Anza provided ACCJC with a Follow-Up Report in October 2012 and hosted commission representatives on a subsequent visit to the college.

De Anza is seeking reaffirmation of its accreditation in 2017. For more information about the self-evaluation process and the ACCJC evaluation team visit, please visit the Accreditation 2017 webpage.   
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2017 Institutional Self-Evaluation
  • Approved by Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees on June 12, 2017


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2016 Substantive Change Proposal 

2014 Midterm Report


2013 Follow-Up Report


2012 Follow-up Report          
2012 Follow-Up Report

De Anza Students

2012 Status Report on SLOs

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2011 Self-Study Report
Presentations on Self-Study Draft (PPT)


For comments, suggestions or contributions contact:

Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mallory Newell

Accreditation Liaison
Mallory Newell
Phone: 408.864.8777


Last Updated: 10/16/17