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Accreditation

McPherson College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411, telephone: 800.621.7440, web address: www.ncahlc.org); by the Kansas State Department of Education (120 East 10th Street, Topeka, Kansas 66612); and by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (see Teacher Education Program for details). McPherson College is in good standing with all accrediting bodies. In addition, the college is a member of the following:

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Library Association
  • Association of Governing Boards
  • Association of Teacher Education-Kansas Brethren College Association
  • Council for Aid to Education
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Kansas Association of College Teachers of Education
  • Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Kansas Association of Private Colleges in Teacher Education
  • Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
  • Kansas Independent College Association
  • Kansas Independent College Fund
  • Kansas State Department of Education
  • McPherson Chamber of Commerce
  • McPherson Main Street
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of College Stores
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
  • The Higher Learning Commission – North Central Association
  • Rocky Mountain Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • South Central Kansas Regional Library System