Faith International University & Seminary is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [PO Box 328, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; e-mail:] having been awarded Accredited status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission in 2001 and reaffirmed in 2006 and again in 2016. This status is effective for a period of ten years. TRACS is a member accrediting agency (National Faith-Related) of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

TRACS also is recognized by the United States Department of Education (ED) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). TRACS has authorized the Bachelor of Arts in Religion, the Bachelor of Arts in Education, the Bachelor of Arts in Leadership, the Bachelor of Arts in Business, the Graduate Certificate in Leadership, the Master of Arts in Leadership Ministry, the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling, the Master of Arts in Christian Education, the Master of Arts in Theological Studies, the Master of Divinity, the Doctor of Strategic Leadership, and the Doctor of Ministry.


Washington Student Achievement Council

Faith International University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Faith International University to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.


Veteran’s Benefits and Vocational Rehabilitation

Veterans who are enrolled at Faith International University may be eligible to receive educational benefits (i.e., TA, Ch. 30, 31, 33, etc.). Veterans may go online at to apply for educational benefits.


I-20 Authorization

Faith International University is authorized under Federal law to issue I-20 forms through the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and to enroll non-immigrant international students into eligible degree programs.


International Coach Federation

Faith International University’s Applied Life Coaching Training Program is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP).