Napa Valley College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), within the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Accreditation is an ongoing review process designed to promote educational quality and ensure that the college is fulfilling its institutional mission. Colleges evaluate their performance relative to standards established by the ACCJC. The process is intended to encourage self-reflection and improvement.
NVC Mission Statement
Napa Valley College prepares students for evolving roles in a diverse, dynamic, and interdependent world. The college is an accredited open-access, degree- and certificate-granting institution that is committed to student achievement through high-quality programs and services that are continuously evaluated and improved. The college serves students and the community in the following areas: transfer courses, career-technical education and training, basic skills, and self-supporting contract education and community education classes. (Approved by the Board of Trustees November 15, 2012)