Accreditation and Memberships
Berea College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Berea College.
The institutional policy of Berea College is to conform to all policy requirements of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Berea College is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. The Kentucky Board of Nursing has granted the Nursing program Full Approval status.
The College is also accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for the preparation of elementary, middle, and secondary school teachers with the bachelor’s degree as the highest degree approved. Berea College is also accredited by the Education Professional Standards Board of Kentucky.
Berea College is an institutional member of the following:
- Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU)
- Work Colleges Consortium
- Southern University Conference
- Appalachian College Association (ACA)
- Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
- American Council on Education (ACE)