Faith International University is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: 434.525.9539; e-mail:] having been awarded Reaffirmation II Status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on April 19, 2016; this status is effective for a period of ten years (2016-2026) with an Interim Five-Year Review (IFYR) in 2021. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

TRACS has authorized the institution to offer the following academic programs: Bachelor of Arts in Religion, Bachelor of Arts in Education, Bachelor of Arts in Leadership, Bachelor of Arts in Business, Graduate Certificate in Leadership, Master of Arts in Leadership Ministry, Master of Arts in Counseling and Care, Master of Arts in Christian Education, Master of Education, Master of Arts in Theological Studies, Master of Divinity, Doctor of Intercultural Studies, Doctor of Strategic Leadership, and the Doctor of Ministry. The institution’s OPE ID Number is 03689400.


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).