Messenger College is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and approved by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
From the TRACS website, www.tracs.org: "TRACS is recognized by both the United States Department of Education, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, as a national accrediting body for Christian institutions, colleges, universities, and seminaries. TRACS is also a member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education. TRACS is a voluntary, non-profit, self-governing organization that provides accreditation to Christian postsecondary institutions offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees.
TRACS was established in 1979 to promote the welfare, interests, and development of postsecondary institutions, whose mission is characterized by a distinctly Christian purpose, as defined in our Foundational Standards. TRACS encourages each affiliated institution to develop its own distinctive, while providing quality postsecondary education within the context of spiritual development. TRACS institutions place emphasis on high academic standards as well as Christian values. "
Messenger College is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) having been awarded Reaffirmation II status as a Category II institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on October 19, 2013; this status is effective for a period of ten years.
Post Office Box 328
Forest, Virginia 24551
“As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review this catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement.”
California teaching site students:
Any questions a student may have regarding this enrollment agreement that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 1747 North Market Street, Suite 225, Sacramento, CA 95834 / P.O. Box 980818 West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818, www.bppe.ca.gov, Phone 888.370.7589 or 916.574.8900, or Fax 916.263.1897.
A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling toll-free at 888.370.7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet Web site www.bppe.ca.gov.