Bethel College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), 5575 S. Semoran Blvd Suite 26, Orlando, Florida 32822-1781, 407-207-0808; to grant degrees at the Associate and Bachelor levels.
The Association for Biblical
Higher Education is a North American agency that comprises approximately 200
postsecondary institutions throughout North America specializing in biblical
ministry formation and professional leadership education. It is an officially
recognized “national accrediting association" by the U.S. Department of Education. ABHE is an officially recognized “faith-based” accrediting agency by the Council for Higher
Education Accreditation, and is a part of a global network that relates to
regional or continental higher educational agencies through the International
Council for Evangelical Theological Education.
Incorporated in the
Commonwealth of Virginia as a non-profit corporation (501(c)(3)) - April 20, 2005.
State Certification by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) to operate in Virginia - May 23,
Approved by the Potomac District Assemblies of God to provide educational requirements for credentialing with the Assemblies of God.