Accreditation at College of San Mateo
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Accreditation
Overview

Accreditation Status

College of San Mateo is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 506-0234 Phone
(415) 506-0238 Fax
accjc@accjc.org

Complaint Policy: Students and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint to the Commission about one of its member institutions should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission. The following is a link to the Commission's Policy on Student and Public Complaints Against Institutions along with the appropriate forms. This information will assist the user in understanding the issues the Commission can and cannot address through its complaint process.  

Submit complaints at www.accjc.org@complaint-policy.

Cosmetology Program

CSM’s Cosmetology Program is accredited by:

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
2420 Del Paso Road Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
(800) 952-7281 Phone

Submit complaints electronically at www.dca.ca.gov/webapps/barber/contact.php,
or by mail using a consumer complaint form or other written document addressed to:

Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
P.O. Box 944226
Sacramento, CA 94244-2260

Dental Assisting Program

CSM’s Dental Assisting Program is accredited by:

The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
(312) 440-2500 Phone

Submit complaints at www.ada.org/314.aspx.

Nursing Program

CSM’s Nursing Program is accredited by:

California State Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
www.rn.ca.org

Submit complaints electronically at www.rn.ca.gov/pdfs/enforcement/cpltform.pdf,
or fill out the form and mail or fax it to:

Board of Registered Nursing
Attn: Complaint Intake
P.O. Box 944210, Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
(916) 574-7693 Fax