Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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Luther Rice College and Seminary is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Luther Rice College and Seminary may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or  by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

 

Accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE)

Descriptive ImageLuther 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.  Reaffirmation of accreditation was granted on March 6, 2019, 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 (TRACS)

Descriptive ImageLuther 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 SACSCOC, TRACS, ABHE, or the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission, 2100 East Exchange Place, Suite 2013, Tucker, GA 30084-5313, (770) 414-3300.