Rockbridge Seminary is institutionally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency, and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). This national accreditation helps ensure that Rockbridge Seminary has been carefully evaluated and has met nationally recognized standards of education. For more information about Rockbridge and other accredited seminaries, contact:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission
1101 17th Street N.W., Suite 808
Washington, D.C. 20036
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Rockbridge Seminary is an Affiliate institution of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.  As such, it participates in and contributes to collegial and professional development activities of the Association. Affiliate status does not, however, constitute, imply, or presume ABHE accredited status at present or in the future. For more information, contact:

Association for Biblical Higher Education
5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Suite 130
Orlando, FL 32822
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As a non-denominational accredited seminary online program, Rockbridge Seminary is proud of our ability to form relationships with God’s people wherever they may be.  One result of that is the large number of partnerships that we have formed with ministries and churches across the country and around the globe.

Visit our Partner’s Page here to see a list of organizations that have joined with Rockbridge on our Kingdom adventure.

State Licensures

Rockbridge Seminary is approved to operate in most U.S. states and internationally, either through general or specific approvals, licensure, registration, consent or exemption. In some cases, specific statements are required as follows:

Alaska: Rockbridge Seminary has received a letter of Exemption from Institutional Authorization issued by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) under AS 14.48 and 20 AAC 17 because the program is online and does not have a physical presence in the state. For more information, please contact ACPE at (907) 465-6741.

Arkansas: Rockbridge Seminary has received a Letter of Exemption from Certification issued by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education to offer church-related degrees. For more information, please contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education at 501-371-2000.

Maryland: Rockbridge Seminary is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission. As such, the seminary is subject to investigation of complaints by the Office of the Attorney General or the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Rockbridge Seminary students from Maryland should direct complaints to: Maryland Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, 200 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-528-8662410-528-8662 / 888-743-0823888-743-0823 (toll free)

Missouri: Rockbridge Seminary is certified to operate by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education. A formal grievance may be filed with the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE). For more information, please contact MDHE at (573)751-2361.

Because of state regulations related to online education, Rockbridge Seminary is unable to accept applicants from the following: Alabama, District of Columbia, New Jersey, US Virgin Islands, or Wyoming. 

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