Contact Information for Accreditors and State Authorities

San Joaquin College of Law does its utmost to provide students with a positive and successful educational experience. SJCL is accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of  the State Bar of California, giving SJCL its degree-granting authority and  permitting SJCL graduates to sit for the California Bar Exam. SJCL is also accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of School and Colleges. Should a student or prospective student have a complaint or concern regarding the College, he or she is encouraged to contact the Dean, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or other school administrator to address the matter.

In compliance with the U.S. Department of Education regulations set forth under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), San Joaquin College of Law makes available the following contact information in the event a student or prospective student would like to file a complaint outside the College:

WASC Senior College and University Commission
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, California 94501
Phone: (510) 748-9793


Committee of Bar Examiners for the State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
Phone: (415) 538-2000

For Consumer Complaints

An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at:

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (916) 431-6924
Toll-free: (888) 370-7589
Fax: (916) 263-1897

Practice Outside California

Study at, or graduation from, this law school may not qualify a student to take the bar examination or be admitted to practice law in jurisdictions other than California. A student who intends to seek admission to practice outside of California should contact the admitting authority in that jurisdiction for information regarding its education and admission requirements.