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LAMC Accreditation

Los Angeles Mission College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The organization is recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Accreditation Certificate Diploma

Accreditor: Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Accreditation Status: Reaffirm Accreditation
Last Accreditation Site Visit: March 2016
Next Accreditation Site Visit: March 2023

LAMC is currently involved in another regular cycle of accreditation review which will be completed in spring 2023. The College has completed its self-evaluation report for the Commission, received local and District approval, and submitted the ISER to the ACCJC; it is currently under review by the visitation team. (The College is currently preparing a version for posting on this website. Following ADA review, it will be posted on this site.)

There is a virtual open forum with the visitation team scheduled for Sept. 28 from 12:30-1:30.
All employees, students, and community members are welcome to meet the team and hear about the accreditation process.

Click here to learn about the Visitation Team Members.

On October 3, the Visitation Team will contact the College with any requests they have for further information and evidence. The College will host a Focused Site Visit by the visitation team from February 27 – March 3 of 2023, after which the Visitation Team will complete its report and submit it to the ACCJC. Finally, the ACCJC will share its response (based on the visitation team’s report) with the College in June 2023.

Individuals who wish to make comments on the institution and its accreditation may do so at any time by submitting the Third Party Comments Form on the ACCJC website. For more information and to access the Third Party Comment Form click here.

Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at the ACCJC website. Students and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint related to noncompliance with accreditation standards may use their website or contact the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) directly. The commission can be contacted at: Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814. Telephone number: (415) 506-0234; Fax: (415) 506-0238.

Contact Us


Please direct comments and suggestions to:

D'Art Phares
Faculty Accreditation Co-chair
Phone: (818) 364-7681

Dr. Laura Cantu
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Accreditation Liaison Officer
Phone: (818) 364-7635