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WLAC Accreditation

Accreditation Reaffirmed January 2018 ...view letter

ACCJC Meeting: JUNE 10 - 12, 2020

The June meeting of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), will be held June 10 – 12, 2020; the meeting will be conducted online via Zoom due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings.

Accreditation Status

West Los Angeles College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, 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:

Third-Party Comments to ACCJC

A third-party comment may be submitted to the Commission at any time as it relates to the compliance of a member institution with Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies. Such comment must be submitted in writing, signed, and accompanied by the affiliation, return address and telephone number of the correspondent. Commission staff will review all third-party comments to assess its applicability to Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies. Institutions will be provided with an opportunity to review applicable third-party comments.

Individuals who wish to make comments on the institutions that are undergoing review in the current semester and that are being considered by the Commission at its next meeting, should use the Third Party Comment Form and be sure to include their name, address, phone number, and email address. The comments must be received five weeks before the scheduled Commission meeting.

For more information and to access the Third Party Comment Form click here.

Other Accreditations, Certifications and Approvals

The following West Los Angeles College programs have additional accreditation, certification, or approval through their respective agencies:




Administration of Justice


California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST)
860 Stillwater Road, Suite 100
West Sacramento, CA 95605

Phone: (916) 227-3909

To file a complaint, call (916) 227-3909


Alcohol and Drug Studies


California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE)
5230 Clark Avenue, Suite 3
Lakewood, CA 90712
Phone: 707-7-Caade-1 (707-722-2331)

Fax: 562-275-3494

To file a complaint, go to


Aviation Maintenance



Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

15000 Aviation Boulevard, Suite 2000
Lawndale, California 90261
Phone: (310) 725-6600
Fax: (310) 725-6670

 To file a complaint, call (866) 835-5322 or go to


Certified Nurse Assistant


Home Health Aide


California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
PO Box 997377, MS 0500

Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
(916) 558-1784


To file a complaint, go to


Child Development


Department of Public Social Services
State of California
Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue Sacramento, CA 95811-4213


To file a complaint, call (916) 322-4974


Dental Hygiene


American Dental Association
Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60611
800.621.8099 or 312.440.4653

To file a complaint, go to




Standing Committee on Paralegals
American Bar Association
321 N. Clark Street, 19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654-7598


Real Estate


California State Department of Real Estate
320 West 4th Street, Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(877) 373-4542


Real Estate

Appraiser Skill Certificate


California Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers (BREA)
Enforcement Unit
1102 Q Street, Suite 4100
Sacramento, CA 95811

To file a complaint, go to