Accreditation and Memberships

Higher Learning Commission  Mark of AffiliationGoshen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is classified as a Baccalaureate–Arts & Sciences college by the Carnegie Foundation.

Goshen College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Goshen College is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA.


Goshen College is authorized by the Indiana Office of Educator Licensing and Development and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education for the preparation of elementary and secondary school teachers.

The division of nursing is approved by the Indiana State Board of Nurses Registration and Nursing Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Alumnae of Goshen College are admitted to membership in the American Association of University Women.

Goshen College is authorized by name by the State of Indiana. Goshen College participates in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) as an approved Indiana NC-SARA institution.

Goshen College is registered with the Regents of the University of the State of New York.


For additional information or to review documents related to accreditation and licensing, contact the Institutional Research Office at ir@goshen.edu.