Accreditation & Approval

The Association for Biblical Higher Education

Central Christian College of the Bible is an Accredited Institution with the Commission on Accreditation of


ABHE is also listed by the United States Department of Education as a recognized agency for Biblical higher education. ABHE is recognized by the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education, the theological education affiliate of the World Evangelical Alliance. The Association’s member institutions are recognized by the Department of Justice, the Veteran’s Administration, and other relevant federal agencies in the United States.

The Association for Biblical Higher Education

5850 T.G. Lee Blvd, Ste 130, Orlando, Florida, 32822

Phone (407) 207-0808                Website:

Higher Learning Commission

Central Christian College of the Bible is a Candidate for accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region of the United States.

ABHE and HLC are both recognized by CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation), the national accrediting organization that serves as an umbrella over all recognized accrediting bodies.

Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604

Phone (800) 621-7440                Website:

  • Churches have indicated their approval of Central Christian College of the Bible by their support in financial gifts, by sending men and women to be trained for Christian service, and by employing Central alumni.
  • Central is approved by the Missouri Department of Higher Education for certification and distribution of veteran’s benefits allowing veterans to receive all the benefits they have earned by serving our country, as a result of being listed in the Directory of Higher Education.

Because Central is a United States Department of Education approved institution, Central students are eligible for participation in Federal grant and loan programs.  Central participates in the Federal Pell Grant Program, the Federal Work-Study Program, the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program, as well as the Federal Direct Stafford Student and Parent PLUS Loan Programs.

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