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Accrediting Agencies

Accrediting Agencies: Recognition of Accrediting Agencies

CHEA—Council for Higher Education Accreditation

US Department of Education | DOE Accreditation Division

Accrediting AgenciesNationally Recognized (Religious)

ABHE—Association for Biblical Higher Education
Serving Christian colleges since 1947
407-207-0808 | email: [email protected]

ATS—The Association of Theological Schools

TRACS—Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools
434-525-9539 | email: [email protected]

Accrediting Agencies: Regionally Recognized

„„HLC—Higher Learning Commission
312-263-0456 | email: [email protected]

MSCHE—Middle States Commission on Higher Education
267-284-5000 | email: [email protected]

NEASC-CIHE—New England Association of Schools and
Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
781-425-7747 | email: [email protected]

NWCCU—Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

„„ SACS—Southern Association of Colleges and Schools — Commission on Colleges
404-679-4500 | email: [email protected]

ACCJC-WASC—Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior colleges
415-506-0234 | email: [email protected]

WASC-SCUC—Senior College and University Commission
510-748-9001 x 321 | email: [email protected]

Accrediting Agencies Outside the US and Canada: ICETE Recognized – 

ICETE: International Council for Evangelical Theological Education


Africa: Association for Christian Theological Education in Africa—ACTEA
+(254) 020-272-2769 | +(254) 738-316-541 | (254) 721-571-549
email to director: [email protected]
email for general Inquiries: [email protected] „

Asia: Asia Theological Association—ATA
632-410-0312 | email: [email protected]

Caribbean: Caribbean Evangelical Theological Association—CETA
868-663-1501 | email: [email protected]

Europe: European Evangelical Accrediting—EEAA Association

Euro-Asia: Euro-Asian Accrediting Association—E-AA
09-05-2013 22:12 | email: [email protected]

Latin America: Association for Evangelical Theological Education in Latin America—AETAL
Serving Christian colleges since 1975
+55-19-32571200 | email: [email protected]

Middle East and North Africa: Middle East Association for Theological Education—MEATE
Serving Christian colleges since 1991
+96 1 1 561550 | email: [email protected]

North America: Association for Biblical Higher Education—ABHE
Serving Christian colleges since 1947

South Pacific: South Pacific Association of Evangelical Colleges — SPAEC
Serving Christian colleges since 1969
+61 8-8369- 1414 | email: [email protected]

Accrediting Agencies Outside the US and Canada – Not ICETE Recognized

Council for Biblical Higher Education International (based in India)
Serving Christian colleges since 2003
91-825-696-3162 | email: [email protected]

TRACS: A Nationally Recognized Accrediting Agency

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