Accreditation and Recognition

Ohio Christian University is

  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education.
  • Accredited by Teacher Education Accreditation Council.
  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • Authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to offer associate, baccalaureate, and masters level education.
  • Authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission to offer associate, baccalaureate, and masters level education.
  • Approved by the United States Office of Education for participation in the federal student financial aid programs.
  • Approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to offer teacher education programs
  • Approved by the Internal Revenue Service for Social Security benefits for eligible students.
  • Approved to train Veterans or eligible persons.
  • Recognized by the Churches of Christ in Christian Union, Primitive Methodist Church, Evangelical Church and Evangelical Methodist Church, for ministerial training.
  • Member of the Evangelical Training Association.
  • Member of the NC-SARA.
  • Authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.
  • Member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities

Contact for More Information


For any questions related to accreditation, please contact the Provost's Office by phone at 740-477-7729 or email to