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Statement About Accreditation

Atlantic Union College is authorized by the Massachusetts State Department of Higher Education to offer two degree programs:

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Theology/Religion
  2. Bachelor of Science in Health Science/Biology.

Students graduating from AUC, prior to the College receiving Accreditation will have graduated from a College Authorized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Higher Education. 

  • Some Colleges may or may not accept the degree credits earned, for the purpose of transfer, or in application for advanced study.  This decision is made by each individual College. See our Articulation Agreements.
  • For Federal Financial Aid purposes, the credits earned will not be counted toward eligibility for funds.
  • Some branches of the Federal Selective Services may or may not accept the College credits earned.


All students registered at Atlantic Union College in an approved program on the effective date of the grant of accreditation can be considered as graduating from an accredited institution.   Accreditation allows the student to:

  • Apply for Federal Financial Aid
  • Transfer the College Credits, according to each College's policy. See our Articulation Agreements.

Atlantic Union College is currently pursuing accreditation.  The accreditation process can take approximately two (2) or more years.  

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