Accreditation

The college is listed in the current edition of the Higher Education Directory and is approved for the training of veterans. Barclay College is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Other offices and personnel on campus maintain membership in a wide variety of professional organizations appropriate to their work. Barclay College graduates have found acceptance into leading seminaries and graduate schools. The documents describing the college’s accreditation and licensing may be viewed in the Business Office where they are on display. Those desiring further information regarding the accreditation of the college should contact the Vice President for Academic Services at (620) 862-5252. As part of the school’s national accreditation requirements, Barclay College recently submitted progress reports to the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), both for the undergraduate and the graduate programs.

HLC High Learning Commission

Kansas State Department of Education

ABHE Association for Biblical Higher Education

ACSI Association of Christian Schools International

Higher Learning Commission

Barclay College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

HLC Contact Information
Address: 230 South LaSalle St, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411
Phone: 312.263.0456 | Website: https://www.hlcommission.org

Kansas State Department of Education

Barclay College’s Teacher Education program has received limited accreditation, which is the highest level for a new Teacher Education program, from the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) with approval of a state licensure unit and program. 

KSDE Contact Information
Address: 900 SW Jackson St, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785.296.3201 | Website: https://www.ksde.org/

Association for Biblical Higher Education

Barclay College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation,of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). ABHE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

ABHE Contact Information
Address: 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd, Suite 130; Orlando, FL 32822
Phone: 407.207.0808 | Website: https://www.abhe.org

Association of Christian Schools International

Barclay College was granted Accreditation for the Teacher Education program on February 12, 2013 by the Association of Christian Schools International, ACSI. This accreditation is approved for a period of ten years, beginning with the graduating class of Spring 2013 and concluding with spring graduation class of 2023. A one-day, onsite visit by an ACSI representative will occur during the 3rd year of approval. Renewal will take place with a full team revisit on or before March 2023. This accreditation allows the Teacher Education graduates to receive a certification through ACSI to teach in the K-12 Christian Schools that are also accredited by ACSI.

ACSI Contact Information
Address: PO Box 65130, 731 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80962-5130
Phone: 719.528.6906 | Website: https://www.acsiglobal.org

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

Barclay College Online has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. Any Institution approved to participate in SARA that offers courses or programs designed to lead to Professional Licensure or certification or advertised as leading to Licensure must satisfy all federal requirements for disclosures regarding such Professional Licensure programs under 34 §C.F.R. 668.43.
Currently, no online programs offered at Barclay lead directly to professional licensure.

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