The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts is currently operating as a private institution licensed to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education,

The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 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:

The Young Americans College of Performing Arts (YACPA) is currently preparing for a comprehensive review as part of our accreditation cycle with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). This review is a critical part of our ongoing commitment to maintaining the highest standards in post-secondary education and ensuring our alignment with the ACCJC Standards.

In line with the accreditation process, we are inviting third-party comments from our college community and the public. This is an opportunity for you to provide valuable input concerning YACPA’s compliance with accreditation standards and its ability to meet the educational needs of our students.

To submit your comments, please visit the following link: ACCJC Third-Party Comment Form. This online form provided by ACCJC is a straightforward way for you to share your observations and feedback.


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