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.
LeTourneau’s Engineering program offers the BSE degree with various concentrations, and is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/
LeTourneau’s Engineering Technology program offers the BSET degree with various concentrations, and is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/
LeTourneau’s Mechanical Engineering program offers the BSME degree, which was reviewed for accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in the fall of 2016 with results pending in the summer of 2017, http://www.abet.org/
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.
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
The Education Department at LeTourneau University is an approved program and a provider of credentials for private Christian school educators by the Accrediting Commission of the Association of Christian Schools International.” (ACSI Academic Affairs, PO Box 65130, Colorado Springs, CO. USA/www.acsi.org
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
The School of Aviation & 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.
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
LeTourneau University is an institutional participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA). SARA is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of post-secondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by post-secondary institutions based in another state.
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.
Texas Board of Nursing (BON)
The LeTourneau University School of Nursing is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The Board of Nursing for the State of Texas can be contacted at 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, Texas 78701, or by telephone at (512) 305-7400. All LETU nursing graduates are qualified to write the NCLEX for registered nurses.