University Accreditations

The Higher Learning Commission

Oakland City University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Comission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504

Click here to view the Statement of Accreditation Status page.

Department and Program Accreditations

Several of the University’s programs are accredited by discipline specific accreditors, agencies, professional associations, and organizations. Current accreditations and recognitions include:

The Chapman Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), and the following degree programs are approved: DMin MDiv.

Academic & Collegiate Associations

The University holds membership in academic and collegiate associations to maintain the integrity of academic protocols and operations.

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Association of Veterans Education Certifying Officials (AVECO)
  • Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO)
  • Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • College Placement Council, Inc.
  • Conference for Small Private Colleges
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Illinois Association of College Admissions Counselors (IACAC)
  • Indiana Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (IACRAO)
  • Independent Colleges of Indiana
  • Indiana Association of College Admissions Counselors
  • Indiana Conference of Higher Education
  • Indiana, Midwest, and National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Kentucky Association of College Admissions Counselors (KYACAC)
  • North American Coalition of Christian Admissions Professionals (NACCAP)
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
  • National Association for Business Teachers

School of Business Accreditation

The School of Business at Oakland City University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs click

The School of Business has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations through achieving specialized accreditation.

School of Education Accreditation

Oakland City University School of Education is accredited by the State of Indiana and nationally accredited by CAEP. Individual education programs are all nationally recognized by appropriate Specialized Professional Agencies.