John Brown University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA),, phone (800) 621-7440, and is approved by the Arkansas State Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE),, phone (202) 466-7496, for the preparation of teachers. All bachelor's and master's degree programs of the College of Business are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE),, phone (913) 631-3009. The United States Department of Justice has approved John Brown University for the education of foreign students.


Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

John Brown University is a charter member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), a resource- and information-sharing association of 111 Christ-centered colleges and universities of the liberal arts and sciences. Member schools, which must be accredited four-year institutions, are committed to maintaining the highest academic standards within an environment which fosters moral and spiritual development in individuals and communities. Incorporated in 1982, the CCCU includes schools representing more than 30 denominations and offers numerous interchange programs in academics and assessment. Headquarters are at 329 Eighth Street NE, Washington, DC  20002,, phone (202) 546-8913, fax (202) 546-8713.