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.

Higher Learning Commission

Barclay College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

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 may be contacted by writing to The Association for Biblical Higher Education; 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd, Suite 130; Orlando, FL, 32822; by calling (407) 207-0808; or through their website at

Barclay College, located in Haviland, Kansas, was reaffirmed full accreditation from ABHE through 2027 in acknowledgement of a satisfactory institutional self-study and an evaluation team visit. Persons interested in reviewing the standards for accreditation will find them on the ABHE website at They appear under “about accreditation.” The institution is subject to the “Comprehensive Integrated Standards for Institutional Accreditation. Adopted February 1997, Revised November 2011, April 2012

Association of Christian Schools International

Barclay College was granted Accreditation for their Teacher Education program on Feb 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, on-site revisit 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. Contact information for Association of Christian Schools International: PO Box 65130, 731 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80962-5130. Phone: 719.528.6906 Website:

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. The KSDE Board of Education voted to approve the Limited Accreditation of Barclay College on December 9, 2014 for the Teacher Education unit and Elementary Education program. Barclay is admitting candidates to the program of study in Spring of 2015.

Contact information for Teacher Education program information.