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Bluefield State University is accredited as an institution of higher learning by The Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission can be reached at 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602; toll-free 1-800-621-7440; (https://www.hlcommission.org/)

Specialized Accreditations

Each program listed below is fully accredited and in good standing with their respective specialized accrediting body.

W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of BusinessB.S. Business AdministrationAccreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
Education, Humanities and Social SciencesElementary EducationCouncil for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Education, Humanities and Social SciencesMiddle EducationCouncil for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsEngineering TechnologyTechnology Accreditation Commission of ABET
College of Health ScienceBaccalaureate degree in NursingThe Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
College of Health ScienceAssociate Degree in NursingAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
College of Health ScienceAssociate of Radiologic TechnologyJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Higher Learning Commission

Criteria for Accreditation

HLC Pathways Transition Map

Open Pathway

2022 BSC Assurance Argument

2016 Mid-Cycle Assurance Review Letter from HLC

Self Study Report

2012 Comprehensive Action Letter from HLC

2011 HLC Self-Study Report from BSC

2004 HLC Monitoring Report for BSC

2002 HLC Report of a Visit to BSC

2001 HLC Self-Study Report from BSC