Accreditation & Authorization
Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC)
Vision International University is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities.
ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in USA and is listed in their International Directory, is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation), and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).
Vision International University has Exempt Status pursuant to the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (Act). Vision is exempt from regulation under the Act, pursuant to CEC section 94874(e)(1), "An institution owned, controlled, and operated and maintained by a religious organization lawfully operating as a nonprofit religious corporation…"
Licenses, Credentials, and Transfer of Credit:
VIU degree programs are not designed to meet any particular local, state, or national licensing or credentialing laws in any particular nation, but do meet the requirements established by many private, independent professional associations. Various regionally or nationally accredited colleges and seminaries throughout the USA may accept transfer students, credits, and degrees from educational institutions such as Vision. Transfer of credit is always at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Acceptance of Vision International University degrees in the United States
Degrees issued by Vision International University have Exempt Status pursuant to the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (Act). Vision is exempt from regulation under the Act, pursuant to CEC section 94874(e)(1) Not all states accept unaccredited degrees approved by another state. Some states have legislation that may prohibit or limit the use of Vision International University degrees in certain contexts. Degrees earned at Vision International University are designed for religious purposes only. Under no circumstance should a Vision International University degree be used to gain public employment or promotion outside of California, either with a government agency or a public school system.
Vision International University is an institutional member of:
The International Association of Bible Colleges and Seminaries, an non Governmental Religious accrediting agency.
6171 Gateway Rd.,
Columbus, GA 31909
Academic Council for Educational Accountability (Founding Member)
P.O. Box 1680
Ramona, CA 92065
Phone Number: 1-760-789-4700
ACCESS The Association of Christian Distance Education
P.O. Box 10253
Chicago, IL 60610
(864) 379 – 6669
* Prospective students and inquirers are encouraged to contact the following state degree authorization authorities for a clear explanation of the acceptance and restriction of a Vision International University degree in each particular state:
North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
2718 Gateway Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58503-0585
(701) 328-9641 – Phone
(701) 328-9647 – Fax
Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
1500 Valley River Drive
Eugene, OR 97401
New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education
302 W Washington Street, Room E201
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Florida Department of Education
Office of the Commissioner
Turlington Building, Suite 1514
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399