Rockbridge Seminary is institutionally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency, and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). This national accreditation helps ensure that Rockbridge Seminary has been carefully evaluated and has met nationally recognized standards of education. For more information about Rockbridge and other accredited seminaries, contact:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission
1101 17th Street N.W., Suite 808
Washington, D.C. 20036
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As a non-denominational accredited seminary online program, Rockbridge Seminary is proud of our ability to form relationships with God’s people wherever they may be.  One result of that is the large number of partnerships that we have formed with ministries and churches across the country and around the globe.

Visit our Partner’s Page here to see a list of organizations that have joined with Rockbridge on our Kingdom adventure.

State Authorities

Rockbridge Seminary is approved to operate in most U.S. states and internationally, either through general or specific approvals, licensure, registration, consent or exemption. In some cases, specific statements are required as follows:


Rockbridge Seminary is exempt from oversight by the Missouri Department of Higher Education “as a not for profit school owned, controlled and operated by a bona fide religious or denominational organization which offers no programs or degrees and grants no degrees or certificates  other than those designated as theological, bible, divinity, or other religious designation.”   Exempt status is subject to periodic review of eligibility for continuance.  For more information, please contact MDHE at (573)751-2361.


Rockbridge Seminary is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) and is approved to operate in all U.S. states either through SARA, consent, or exemption.

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