Accreditations & Affiliations

Bethany Global University is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), the oldest Bible college accreditation agency, specializing in biblical ministry formation and professional leadership education. It is officially recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. It is also one of the eight regional associations that make up the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE), representing North America.

ABHE provides the best option for maintaining high academic standards while also sharing the Christian faith. Their Accreditation Standard on Institutional Integrity requires institutions to be honest and open with its compliance regarding accrediting, licensing and governing bodies.

ABHE may be reached at 5850 T G Lee Blvd, Suite 130 Orlando FL 32822 or phone 407-207-0808.

SARA Participant

Bethany Global University has been approved by Minnesota to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

Financial Aid

Bethany Global University has been approved for Title IV funding through the federal student loan program. Students will be able to apply for student loans and grants. The federal student loan program consists of loans that are to be repaid and grants that do not need to be repaid. All students applying will have to complete the FAFSA application. Grants are based on family income.

Public Statement

Bethany Global University, Minnesota will be hosting a comprehensive accreditation visit by a team of evaluators from the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) March 3-5, 2020 to determine its compliance with the standards for accreditation. During the visit, representatives of the ABHE team will entertain comments from the public. Any members of the public interested in making a presentation regarding the College to the team should contact the College at the following telephone number 952-996-1316 or email address Ken.Freire@bethanygu.edu to determine a meeting time. Persons wishing to submit third party comments related to the institution may send them to Director, Commission on Accreditation, 5850 T. G. Lee Blvd., Suite 130, Orlando, FL, 32822. Persons interested in reviewing the standards for accreditation will find them on the ABHE website at www.abhe.org. They appear under “about accreditation.” The institution is subject to the Institutional Accreditation Standards.