Accreditation and Recognition
Ecclesia College receives institutional accreditation for higher education with The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE; formerly known as AABC). Ecclesia College has been accredited with ABHE since 2005. ABHE is recognized by the U. S. Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Ecclesia College became a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) in July of 2009.
The college participates in the following federal student aid programs: Federal Pell Grants; Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants; Veterans Assistance; Federal Work-Study; Federal Work College Program; FFEL Stafford Loans. For more information, visit the following website, www.studentaid.ed.gov. The Ecclesia College federal school code is 038553.
This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.
Pursuant to ACA §6-61-301, the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board (AHECB) recognizes Ecclesia College as an Arkansas independent four-year college as of January 30, 2015. However, this recognition does not constitute an endorsement of the institution or any degree offerings. AHECB acknowledges that selected courses offered by Ecclesia College have been reviewed by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) for inclusion in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) under the provisions of Act 672 of 2005.