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New Saint Andrews College is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS;, an institutional accreditation body.

The College was awarded initial accredited status as a Category II institution, authorized to offer Associates and Bachelors degrees, by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November, 29, 2005. The College was approved as a Category III institution, authorized to offer Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on April 17, 2007. The TRACS Accreditation Commission granted the College Reaffirmation I status as a Category III institution approved to offer certificates and Associate, Bachelors and Masters degrees on November 9, 2010.

Accreditation indicates that the College substantially meets the TRACS Institutional Eligibility Requirements (IERs), is in substantive compliance with the TRACS Standards and Criteria, has had a peer evaluation after completing a Self-Study, and in the professional judgment of both the on-site evaluation team and the Accreditation Commission provides quality instruction and student services.

TRACS Accreditation Authority & Recognition
TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), and the State of Idaho as an institutional post-secondary accrediting body.

The College is a member of Association of Reformed Institutions of Higher Education and a charter member of the Association of Classical and Christian Schools.

Church Affiliation
The College is a Christian institution rooted in the Reformed and Presbyterian tradition. The College Trust was established and is sustained by Christ Church, Moscow, a congregation affiliated with the Communion of Reformed and Evangelical Churches (CREC). The CREC is a worldwide affiliation of congregations committed to the orthodox, evangelical Christian faith as summarized in the historic creeds and confessions of the Reformed and Presbyterian tradition.

While the College is closely affiliated with the CREC, its students come from dozens of different evangelical, Presbyterian, and Reformed congregations and denominations worldwide.


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