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Clackamas Community College is proud to have achieved and maintained formal accreditation through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Our community college is recognized as an institution with high standards for performance, integrity and quality to merit the confidence of the educational community and the public.

This accreditation, from an independent, nonprofit organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, represents our voluntary and conscientious commitment to quality assurance and institutional improvement. Our most recent accreditation review in spring 2023 resulted in the following commendations and recommendations for improvement.

What we've learned:

We are excited about the next phase of our continuous improvement process while providing quality education to meet the needs of students and the community.

On behalf of faculty and staff at Clackamas Community College, we extend deep gratitude to all faculty, staff, students, volunteers, area businesses, foundation donors and board and community members who have made our college what it is today. In the spirit of ongoing learning and growth, we look forward to the coming years as opportunity to work together to further excel with our mission.

With gratitude,
CCC's Accreditation Steering Committee

Note: If you are a student or other community member who has not had your concerns heard through standard channels of communication at CCC, please contact the office for our Vice President of Instruction and Students Services at 503-594-3020. For more information, view the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) Complaint Process webpage.

Accreditation visit

2023 NWCCU evaluation and site visit
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