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Barclay College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). Formerly known as the Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges (AABC), 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; 5575 S Semoran Boulevard, Suite 26; Orlando, FL, 32822-1781; by calling (407) 207-0808; or through their website at:

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 Academic Dean at (620) 862-5252.

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) accreditation

Barclay College is currently completing its self study for anticipated accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). Committees of faculty, administrators, board members, community leaders, and alumni were established last fall to address the accreditation criteria in the self study. Those documents are being compiled to create our self study document. The study will be submitted to the Board of Trustees at their annual meeting in October for approval and then sent to NCA. We look forward to a visit from the accreditation team later in the academic year. Dr. Glenn Leppert is the director of the accreditation process on campus and we are looking forward to the successful completion of this goal. Questions, comments, or inquiries can be submitted to Dr. Leppert.