Monterey Peninsula College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation and contact information for the Commission can be found at

ACCJC reaffirmed Monterey Peninsula College's accreditation in June 2010.  MPC's next accreditation evaluation site visit will take place in October 2016.*

The following programs at Monterey Peninsula College also have program-specific programmatic accreditation, certification, or approval from a discipline-specific agency.  More information about each agency (including contact information) can be found by following the links to the agencies' websites.

* The self-evaluation process provides an opportunity for individuals to submit third-party comments about the institution to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).  The ACCJC accepts comments related to an institution’s compliance with Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, and Commission policies at any time.  Third-party comments associated with the self-evaluation review cycle must be received by the ACCJC no later than five weeks before the next scheduled Commission meeting.  All comments must be submitted in writing, and must include contact information (name, address, phone number, and email) of the correspondent. ACCJC's comment form can be downloaded from their website.

Recent Reports and Documents

Follow-up Reports on Self-Study Recommendations

2010 Institutional Self-Study

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