Why Does Accreditation Matter?

Accreditation is a stamp of approval a school or program gets to show it has what it takes to give you the quality education you deserve. Choosing a school that’s accredited means you picked a place to learn that meets certain standards for what you’re learning, how you’re learning it and who’s teaching you. At Carrington College, we know that accreditation matters. For more information click here.

Institutional Accreditation

Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415)506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at

Three great reasons to choose Carrington

Fixed Tuition Promise

Fixed Tuition Promise

Carrington College is committed to making sure you know what you’ll pay for, no surprises! That’s why we offer the Fixed Tuition Promise…it means your tuition will stay the same through the length of your program3.

3. Fixed Tuition Promise is available for all Carrington College students who remain active and in good standing during the duration of their program. Students who withdraw or are withdrawn from school and are not reinstated within 180 days of their last date of attendance are subject to a tuition increase. Students who are required to repeat a course to fulfill graduation requirements are subject to additional expenses.

iPad Mini In The Classroom

iPad mini™ in the classroom4

Carrington College students can leave those heavy backpacks at home. Starting this year, we’re replacing books with an iPad mini™5. That iPad mini™ will be loaded up with the books needed for class, bringing technology into the classroom to enhance teaching and learning.

4. Apple is not a participant in or sponsor of this promotion.

5. Not available in all programs or at all locations.

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Support Outside the Classroom

You’ll have access to a confidential6 and complimentary service called ASPIRE. Specialists can help you work through personal problems, legal issues, childcare referrals, housing assistance or financial concerns. They’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

6. All information shared with the ASPIRE program is strictly confidential unless the student consents otherwise or law requires.

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