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) 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21 Reston, Virginia 21090-5248; and
The National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21 Reston, Virginia 21090-5248.
The Business Studies department is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) 11520 West 119th Street Overland Park, KS 66213.
The Paralegal area is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), and the Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar 321 N. Clark Street, 19th Floor Chicago, IL 60654-7598.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Bucks County Community College located in Newtown, PA is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
The Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing PA Department of State Bureau of Professional & Occupational Affairs Penn Center 2601 North Third Street Harrisburg, PA 17110.
The Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182.
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.