Accreditation and Approvals
Bucks County Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-284-5000. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Postsecondary Accreditation.
In addition, Bucks County Community College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The Business Studies department is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Paralegal area is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), and the Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar. Associate Degree Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and approved by the PA State Board of Nursing. The Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. In addition, the Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
Eligibility standards for our athletic programs are set by the Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (EPAC), Region XIX of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Office, and the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA).
The College is approved for Veterans Education by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth.