Accreditation

Union College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award undergraduate certificates, associate, baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate certificate, masters, and education specialist. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia  30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Union College. All other inquiries should be made directly to Union College:  310 College Street, Barbourville, KY  40906 (606) 546-4151, www.unionky.edu. (Toll free line to Union College Admissions Office:  (800) 489-8646.)

Union College is accredited by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church.

Union College is also accredited by the following:

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Union College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC  20001, (202) 887-6791.

Initial and advanced education licensure programs are accredited by the Division of Educator Preparation of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY  40601, (502) 564-4606.

Initial and advanced education licensure programs are approved as pre-candidates for certification by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, 1140 19th Street, Suite 400, Washington, DC  20036, (202) 223-0077.

Union College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. To view a list of the Authorized Postsecondary Institutions, please visit the website of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.