Accreditation

Awarded Dual National Accreditations

Accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education

Luther Rice College & Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), to grant certificates and degrees at the Associate, Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral levels.  Initial accreditation was granted on February 19th, 2014, in light of the commission’s judgment that the institution complies with ABHE’s Standards, including documentation of the appropriateness, rigor, and achievement of its stated student learning outcomes and all other Title IV eligibility requirements.  ABHE may be contacted at 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd, Suite #130, Orlando, FL, 32822, or by phone at 407-207-0808.  ABHE is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools

Luther Rice College & Seminary is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: 434-525-9539; e-mail: info@tracs.org], having been awarded Reaffirmed status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on April 21st, 2015; this status is effective for a period of ten years.  TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

State Operational Authorization

Luther Rice College and Seminary has been incorporated in the State of Florida as a private, independent, non-profit 501 (c) (3) since June 13, 1962. Luther Rice is registered as a corporation with the State of Georgia. Luther Rice is registered as a degree-granting institution by Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC). Luther Rice College and Seminary is required to complete and submit the Annual Membership Renewal under the provisions of the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Act, O.C.G.A. 20-3-250.3 (a) (10).

Student Complaints

Student complaints should be addressed to TRACS, ABHE, or the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission, 2100 East Exchange Place, Suite 2013, Tucker, GA 30084-5313, (770) 414-3300.