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Accreditations & Memberships

The following accreditation and membership statements are to be used specifically as they appear below in any university publications. Should you have any questions regarding appropriate use of these statements, please contact the Director of Marketing & Communications.

 

ACCREDITATIONS

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of LeTourneau University.

ABET

  • The baccalaureate degree in engineering at LeTourneau University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/
  • The baccalaureate degree in engineering technology at LeTourneau University is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/
  • LeTourneau’s B.S. Mechanical Engineering degree is under review for accreditation based on an upcoming visit by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in the fall of 2016, http://www.abet.org/


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The School of Aeronautical Science offers three programs that are approved by the FAA. The Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic curriculum is approved by the FAA under 14CFR Part 147. The Private, Instrument and Commercial Pilot curriculum is approved by the FAA under 14CFR Part 141. The Air Traffic Control curriculum is approved by the FAA under the AT-CTI program guidelines.

Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)

LeTourneau University's teacher education program underwent its first program review and approval from the State Board for Educator Certification in October, 1993. It is accredited on an annual basis.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)

THECB does not require nonprofit, private institutions in Texas to have a state license to operate, as long as the institution is regionally accredited.


MEMBERSHIPS
LeTourneau University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) for responsible stewardship.

 

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