Mars Hill University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For questions about Mars Hill’s accreditation status, about the Commission’s accreditation process, or about accreditation-related complaint procedures, contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, website

Other Accreditations:

  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing (Initial Approval)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (Initial Accreditation of Baccalaureate Nursing programs)
  • North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (for Teacher Education)


  • Appalachian College Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • College Entrance Examinations Board
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Independent College Fund of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities
  • American Council on Education
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