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 Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education. They are located at 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, (407)207-0808.

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).


Oak Hills Christian College is approved to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. SARA is overseen by a National Council and administered by four regional education compacts. The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance
education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state.

History 01