The University of Valley Forge (UVF) operates under the supervision of a Board of Trustees representing the six geographic districts of the Assemblies of God in the Northeast area of the United States, as well as the Spanish Eastern District and the New York Korean District.
The University of Valley Forge is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) www.msche.org. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The University is an institutional participant in the SARA initiative (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements). This allows the University to make its online academic programs more widely available and accept enrollments from students in many other states.
The University is endorsed by the Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education as the regional university for the Northeast.
The University is an Associate Member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). Among its Governing Members, the CCCU includes highly respected institutions such as Eastern University, Geneva College, Houghton College, Malone University, Messiah College, Regent University, Roberts Wesleyan College, Vanguard University, and Wheaton College.
The UVF Social Work program is nationally recognized by the Council on Social Work Education and has been accredited by CSWE since 2012. The UVF Social Work program recently completed a comprehensive self-study for CSWE and has been reaffirmed for the period of 2016- 2024. This national accreditation enables graduates of the UVF Social Work program to be eligible for advanced-standing in CSWE accredited Master’s level social work program thereby eliminating one year of a two year Master’s program. View the Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes for the Social Work program.