Accreditation and Authorizations

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS)

Underwood University is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools ( TRACS), having been awarded Accredited Status as a Category III institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November 5, 2019. In August 2020, TRACS granted approval to begin offering a Doctor of Business Administration program, elevating Underwood University to a Category IV institution. This status is effective for a period of five years from the original accreditation date. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (ED), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools
15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551
(434) 525-9539 | info@tracs.org
https://tracs.org/underwood-university/

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Council For Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Underwood University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
CHEA is a non-profit organization which acts as the national policy center and clearing house on accreditation for the entire higher education community throughout the U.S.A.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036
(202) 955-6126 | chea@chea.org
https://www.chea.org/underwood-university

Underwood University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
CHEA is a non-profit organization which acts as the national policy center and clearing house on accreditation for the entire higher education community throughout the U.S.A.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036
(202) 955-6126 | chea@chea.org
https://www.chea.org/underwood-university

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Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC)

Underwood University is authorized to operate in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC). This authorization must be renewed annually.

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place, Ste. 220, Tucker, Georgia 30084-5305
(770) 414-3300
gnpec.georgia.gov

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Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Underwood University is authorized to operate in the state of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE); school code 53555945. This authorization must be renewed annually

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
(888) 370-0818
bppe.ca.gov

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National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

Underwood University is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA), Underwood University is authorized to operate eLearning courses across the United States and its territories

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
3005 Center Green Drive, Suite 130, Boulder, Colorado 80301
(720) 680-1600 | info@nc-sara.org
www.nc-sara.org

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Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)

Underwood University is authorized by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to offer Form I-20 to
international nonimmigrant students, enabling them to apply for F-1 visa status

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