Tennessee Temple University received full accreditation by the American Association of Bible Colleges from 1984-2001. Since September 2000, TTU has been fully accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. The Teacher Education degree programs are also approved by the Associatio of Christian Schools International (ACSI).


National or regional accreditation is a process that gives public recognition to institutions that meet rigorous and demanding standards of excellence in education. Accreditation assures that the institution operates on a sound financial basis, has an approved program of study, employs qualified instructors, maintains adequate facilities and equipment, executes approved recruitment and admissions policies, and advertises its courses truthfully.




Tennessee Temple University is a member of TRACS, having been awarded “reaffirmed” status as a category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November 28-29, 2005.  This status is effective for a period of ten years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).  For more information about TRACS, contact them at:

PO Box 328,

Forest, VA 24551

Telephone: (434) 525-9539


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