Accreditation

San Joaquin Valley 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: www.accjc.org.

State Approvals - CALIFORNIA

SJVC is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means that SJVC has been found in compliance with the standards set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8) and Title 5, Division 7.5 — Private Postsecondary Education of the California Code of Regulations.

Any questions that a student may have regarding the college catalog and/or catalog supplement that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at:

Mailing Address P.O. Box 980818 West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818

Physical Address 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400 Sacramento, CA 95833

Telephone Numbers Toll free (888) 370-7589 (916) 431-6959

Fax Number (916) 263-1897

Website www.bppe.ca.gov

The Associate's of Science Degree Respiratory Therapy program at the following SJVC campuses is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com):

Bakersfield (CoARC Program Number: 200425)

Ontario (CoARC Program Number: 200495)

Rancho Cordova (CoARC Program Number: 200518)

Temecula (CoARC Program Number: 200607)

Visalia (CoARC Program Number: 200389)