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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Carrington College California meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

BBB Complaint Information

Find aggregate BBB complaint information for Carrington College California. BBB of Chicago & Northern Illinois has the full report as that BBB handles all complaints for Carrington College California.

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 09, 1990 Business started: 01/01/1961 Business started locally: 01/01/1961 Business incorporated 02/18/1992 in CA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

BPPE-Bureau for Post Secondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Dr Ste 400, Sacramento CA 95833
Phone Number: (916) 431-6959
The number is 34483678.

BPPE-Bureau for Post Secondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Dr Ste 400, Sacramento CA 95833
Phone Number: (916) 431-6959
The number is 93832488.

BPPE-Bureau for Post Secondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Dr Ste 400, Sacramento CA 95833
Phone Number: (916) 431-6959
The number is 83344684.

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Jeff Aikens, President Ms. Diana Fitzmorris, Executive Assistant to the President David Kaye, Executive Director Ms. Karen M McTeague, Senior Associate Ombudsman Tu Nguyen, Dean of Academics
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Jeff Aikens, President
Customer Contact: Ms. Karen M McTeague, Senior Associate Ombudsman
Business Category

Schools - Business & Vocational Schools - Dental Assistant Schools - Surgical 1st Assistant Schools - Private Massage School Nurses Schools

Alternate Business Names
DeVry Education Group, Inc.
Additional Information

Carrington College California is a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE DV) a global provider of educational resources.


*Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ( ACICS ), 750 First St. NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002, 202-336-6780, to award associate degrees, bachelor's degrees (online only), and certificates of achievement. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
†Carrington College California is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415 506 0234. WASC is an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Products & Services

Carrington College California, formerly Western Career College, offers certificate and Associate degree programs* in: Accounting, Architectural Design Drafting, Business, Criminal Justice, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Graphic Design, Health Care Administration, Medical Billing and Coding, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Physical Therapist Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, Paralegal Studies, Registered Nursing LVN to RN**, Renewable Energy, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Veterinary Technology and Vocational Nursing.


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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