Accreditation & Affiliations


University of Valley Forge operates under the supervision of a Board of Trustees representing the six geographic districts of the Assemblies of God in the Northeast area of the United States, as well as the Spanish Eastern District and the New York Korean District. 

MSCHERegional Accreditation

The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the same accreditation enjoyed by nearly all the major educational institutions throughout the Northeast.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

State Authorization

‚ÄčThe University is authorized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to grant associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. University of Valley Forge - Virginia Campus (UVF-VC), located at 13909 Smoketown Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192, is certified to operate in the Commonwealth of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), located at 101 N. 14TH Street, James Monroe Bldg., Richmond, VA 23219. All courses, degrees and certificates offered in the Commonwealth of Virginia are approved by the University of Valley Forge (UVF) Board of Trustees, located at 1401 Charlestown, Road, Phoenixville, PA who are authorized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education, located at 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.

NC-SARA Approved Institution logo
The University is an institutional participant in the SARA initiative (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements). This allows the University to make its academic programs more widely available and accept enrollments from students in many other states.


The University is endorsed by the Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education as the regional university for the Northeast. 


CCCUThe University is an affiliate member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). The CCCU includes, among its more than one hundred full members, highly respected institutions such as Eastern University, Geneva College, Houghton College, Malone University, Messiah College, Regent University, Roberts Wesleyan College, Seattle Pacific University, Vanguard University and Wheaton College.


Program Accreditation

The Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. View the Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes for the Social Work program.
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