Accreditation and Memberships

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

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 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation 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. The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing at Goshen College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Goshen College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( [Note: accredited as “Goshen College-Eastern Mennonite University DNP Consortium.”]

For additional information or to review documents related to accreditation and licensing, contact the Institutional Research Office at