accreditation and affiliations

accreditation and registration

purpose of accreditation

Accreditation assures students of high-quality education.  Accredited status is also significant in the transfer of credits.  However, the transfer of credit is always at the discretion of the receiving school.

association for biblical higher education

Oak Hills Christian College is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on
Accreditation (5850 T. G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808) to grant certificates and
degrees at the Associate and Baccalaureate levels.

council for higher education accreditation

The Association for Biblical Higher Education is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). This affirms that the standards and processes of the accrediting organization are
consistent with the academic quality, improvement, and accountability expectations CHEA has established.

minnesota office of higher education

Oak Hills Christian College is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Students may contact the Minnesota Office of Higher Education to file a grievance at 1450 Energy Park Drive #350, St. Paul, MN 55108, (651) 642-0567, or

affiliations and memberships

denominational affiliation

Oak Hills Christian College is interdenominational; we are not associated with any one denomination. Our students, staff, and faculty come from a variety of churches. We welcome all applicants who are personally committed to faith in Jesus Christ.

financial accountability

Oak Hills is a charter member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).

intercollegiate athletics

Oak Hills Christian College intercollegiate athletics are members of the Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC), the Association of Christian College Athletics (ACCA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

Lancaster Bible College

Oak Hills recently signed a new ‘Academic Partnership Agreement’ with Lancaster Bible College | Capital Graduate School & Seminary (LBC), Lancaster, PA.  LBC now offers a wide range of online courses to Oak Hills for both our online degree students and our traditional on-campus students.

Jerusalem University College

Oak Hills is an affiliated college with Jerusalem University College. Oak Hills students may arrange to take a semester abroad in Israel and broaden their grasp of the realities of Biblical landscapes and culture.


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