Accreditation

Colleges and universities in the United States are accredited by regional accrediting associations.

Bluffton University and Goshen College are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and are members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (800) 621-7440.

Eastern Mennonite University is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033, (404)679-4500.

Canadian Mennonite University is authorized by the Province of Manitoba to grant degrees, having received its charter in 1998 and is a member of The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.

Eastern Mennonite University has received approval for this program from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Bluffton University and Goshen CollegeĀ have receivedĀ approval from the Higher Learning Commission. Canadian Mennonite University is authorized by the Province of Manitoba to grant degrees.

Eastern Mennonite University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS) to award associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees. Canadian Mennonite University, Goshen College and Bluffton University are not accredited by SACS Commission on Colleges and the accreditation of Eastern Mennonite University does not extend to or include Canadian Mennonite University, Goshen College, Bluffton University, or their students. Further, although Eastern Mennonite University agrees to accept certain coursework from Canadian Mennonite University, Goshen College and Bluffton University to be applied toward an award from Eastern Mennonite University, that coursework or credit may not be accepted by other colleges or universities should a student seek to transfer any coursework or credits, even if it appears on a transcript from Eastern Mennonite University. The decision to accept coursework in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or coursework.
Goshen College and Bluffton University are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and their accreditation does not extend to Eastern Mennonite University and Canadian Mennonite University or its students. Canadian Mennonite University, Goshen College and Bluffton University agree to accept certain coursework from Eastern Mennonite University to be applied toward their awards. Coursework or credits may or may not be accepted by institutions not a party to this agreement should a student seek to transfer such coursework or credits; the decision to accept coursework in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of such coursework.

Canadian Mennonite University is a full member of the Association of University and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). AUCC is the voice of Canadian universities. This national association represents Canada’s public and private not-for-profit universities and university-degree level colleges. Its mandate is to provide collective leadership in the development of public policy on higher education and encourage cooperation among universities, governments, industry, communities, and institutions in other countries. AUCC Membership Signifies High Quality Academics. Membership in AUCC, combined with the appropriate provincial legislation, is a mark of quality higher education that is well recognized in Canada and abroad. At present, 94 Canadian universities and colleges are members of AUCC.

 

 

Which school do I get my degree from?

You can choose to have your degree come from any of the four schools: Bluffton, CMU, EMU, or Goshen. If you do not choose, we will choose a school for you. All of your courses will be registered with that school so your transcripts will show all credit given by the school you choose. The entire admissions, registration, and financial aid process will be with the school you select.