Coordinates: 32°43′02.82″N 117°09′09.18″W / 32.7174500°N 117.1525500°W / 32.7174500; -117.1525500
San Diego City College (known more informally as City College or City) is a public, two-year community college located in San Diego, California. City College is part of the San Diego Community College District along with San Diego Mesa College, San Diego Miramar College and San Diego Continuing Education. City, as well as Mesa and Miramar belong to the California Community College system along with 109 other public community colleges.
San Diego City College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). In late 2010, the three colleges were visited by the accrediting commission team in preparation to the renewal of the colleges' credentials. In January 2011, the accrediting commission will act on the team’s recommendation regarding the reaffirmation of the colleges’ accreditation status for the next six years.
City College is located in the heart of the city, Downtown San Diego, at 1313 Park Boulevard. It has a 60-acre (24 ha) campus of 40 buildings surrounded by the I-5 freeway, San Diego High School, 11th street/northbound SR-163 start-point, C street and Broadway. Courses are provided in general education, lower-division transfer programs, occupational and developmental education. The school newspaper, City Times, was founded in 1945 and is run by students of the college's journalism program.
City, along with the other two colleges and Continuing Education campuses, are in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations.
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