Cañada College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 331 J Street Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. The Commission can and does respond to complaints regarding legations of conditions at affiliated institutions that raise significant questions about the institution’s compliance with the standards expected of an accredited institution. Students and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint to the Commission about Cañada College should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission. Please see the Complaint Process and Complaint Policy at

Cañada College is also accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology:

The accreditation reports and approval are available for review in the Office of the President.

Accuracy Statement

The San Mateo County Community College District and Cañada College have made every reasonable effort to determine that everything stated in this catalog is accurate. Courses and programs offered, together with other matters contained herein, are subject to change without notice by the administration of the San Mateo County Community College District or Cañada College for reasons related to student enrollment, level of financial support, or for any other reason, at the discretion of the District and the College. At the time of publication, the fees described in this catalog are accurate. However, at any time, local or state mandated fees may be imposed or increased. The District and the College further reserve the right to add, amend, or repeal any of their rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, consistent with applicable laws.

Revision of Regulations

Any regulation adopted by the administration of Cañada College or the San Mateo County Community College District will be considered an official ruling and will supersede regulations on the same subject which appears in this catalog and other official publications, provided that the new regulation has been officially announced and posted.