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The Bible Seminary is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; e-mail: having been awarded Accredited Status as a Category III institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on October 26, 2020. This status is effective for a period of five years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDOE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). For more information, visit

TBS is an Accredited member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). Based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising, ECFA accredits leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising, and board governance.  For more information, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.

TBS is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the only national organization focused exclusively on accreditation and quality assurance in accredited colleges and universities throughout the United States.

TBS has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), an organization established to help expand students’ access to educational opportunities and ensure more efficient, consistent, and effective regulation of distance learning programs. For more information, visit

TBS is listed on GuideStar and holds a GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency. Foundation Center, formerly the largest source of information about global philanthropy, and GuideStar, formally, the largest source of information on U.S. nonprofit organizations joined forces to become Candid in 2019 to help connect people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. For more information, visit or

For additional information, visit TBS profiles on the following websites:

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