South Texas School of Christian Studies holds candidate status with the Association for Biblical Higher Education, 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822; 407.207.0808.  Candidate status is a pre-accreditation status granted to those institutions that meet the ABHE Conditions of Eligibility and that possess such qualities as may provide a basis for achieving accreditation within five years.

The South Texas School of Christian Studies will be hosting a comprehensive accreditation visity by a team of evaluators from the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) August 21-24, 2017 to determine its compliance with the standards for accreditation. During the visit, the representatives of the ABHE team will entertain comments from the public. Any members of the public interested in making a presentation regarding the College to the team should contact the College at the following telephone number 361-991-9403 or email address to determine a meeting time. Persons wishing to submit third party comments related to the institution may send them to Director, Commission on Accreditation, 5850 T. G. Lee Blvd., Suite 130, Orlando, FL, 32822. Persons interested in reviewing the standards for accreditation will find them on the ABHE website at They appear under “about accreditation.” The institution is subject to the Institutional Accreditation Standards. 


 Hardin-Simmons University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the associate, baccalaureate and masters degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Hardin-Simmons University.


 Logsdon Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1103; phone 412.788.4500; website The following degree programs are approved by the Commission on Accrediting: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Family Ministry, and Doctor of Ministry. These three full degree programs are approved for the main campus in Abilene, TX. Full degree programs for the Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Family Ministry are also approved for the seminary’s extension site in Corpus Christi, TX.