Statement of Accreditation Status

Geneva College

  • CEO: Dr. Calvin Troup, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mr. Jordan Bouscher
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Sean McKitrick, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs » Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1922
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2026-2027
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2023

Contact Information

3200 College Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

(724) 846-5100

www.geneva.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • April 30, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Eastern Christian High School, 50 Oakwood Avenue, North Haledon, NJ 07508 within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • June 21, 2018
    To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • January 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note that the institution has closed its additional locations at (1) Airport Office Park, Roy F. Johns, Jr., 200 Marshall Drive, Moon Township, PA 15108; (2) Allegany College of Maryland - Bedford County Campus, 18 North River Lane, Everett, PA 15537; (3) Allegheny Center Alliance Church, 250 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212; (4) Ben Franklin Early Learning Center, 815 Cunningham Avenue New Castle, PA 16101; (5) Butler County Community College, College Drive, Oak Hills, Butler, PA 16003; (6) Community College of Allegheny County - Boyce Campus, 595 Beatty Road, 595 Beatty Road, Monroeville, PA 15146; (7) Development Dimensions International, 1225 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017; (8) Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center, 445 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904; (9) Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road Falls Church, VA 22046; (10) JIDC Johnstown Industrial Development Corp., 160 JARI Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904; (11) Johnstown Sleep Inn, 453 Theater Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904; (12) Monroeville Chamber of Commerce, William Penn Plaza, 2790 Mosside Blvd., Suite 715, Monroeville, PA 15146; (13) PHRA, 1 Gateway Center, 420 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Suite 1852, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; (14) Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 616 North Highland Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206; (15) Serving Leaders/Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation Office, 100 West Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; (16) Succop Conservancy, 185 W. Airport Road, Butler, PA 16002; and (17) YWCA, 305 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. To remove these additional locations from the institution’s accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • October 31, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the contractual arrangement with Learning Solutions, 277 Mallory Station Road, Suite 102, Franklin, TN 37067. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • August 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 and to approve the teach-out plan. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at PHRA, 1 Gateway Center, 420 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Suite 1852, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • March 5, 2015
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • June 30, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the additional location from Sheraton Station Square, 300 W. Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 to YWCA, 305 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 and to include the new additional location within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. To remind the institution that the progress report, due December 1, 2014, should document further steps in the implementation of online course development and faculty training. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report and process. To remind the institution that the progress report, due December 1, 2014, should document further steps in the implementation of online course development and faculty training. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • January 2, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at Sheraton Station Square, 300 W. Station, Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this site. In the event that operations at this site do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse.
  • January 2, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministry Leadership degree program within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution that the progress report, due December 1, 2014, should document further steps in the implementation of online course development and faculty training. To further remind the institution that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2013, document progress on the development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess the achievement of general education student learning outcomes, including direct evidence of student learning (Standards 12 and 14).
  • October 31, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the online Bachelor of Science in Human Resources degree program within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To request a progress report, due December 1, 2014, documenting further steps in the implementation of online course development and faculty training. To remind the institution that the Commission previously requested that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2013, document progress on the development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess the achievement of general education student learning outcomes, including direct evidence of student learning (Standards 12 and 14).
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to approve the relocation of the additional location from Regional Enterprise Tower, Oxford Development Center, 425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2300, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 to Serving Leaders/Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation Office, 100 W. Station Square, Suite 625, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and to include the new location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this site. In the event that operations at this site do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional locations at Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 2001 West Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132 and 1300 Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140, to approve the teach out plan, and to remove the locations from the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution that the Commission previously requested that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2013, document progress on the development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess the achievement of general education student learning outcomes, including direct evidence of student learning (Standards 12 and 14).
  • May 5, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request to reclassify the following instructional sites as additional locations located at: (1) Airport Office Park, Roy F. Johns Jr., 200 Marshall Drive, Moon Township, PA 15108; (2) Allegany College of Maryland - Bedford County Campus, 18 North River Lane, Everett, PA 15537; (3) Allegheny Center Alliance Church, 250 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212; (4) Ben Franklin Early Learning Center, 815 Cunningham Avenue, New Castle, PA 16101; (5) Butler County Community College, College Drive, Oak Hills, Butler, PA 16003; (6) Community College of Allegheny College - Boyce Campus, 595 Beatty Rd., Monroeville, PA 15146; (7) Development Dimensions International (DDI), 1225 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017; (8) Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center, 445 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904; (9) Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 616 North Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 (10) Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 7418 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208; (11) Regional Enterprise Tower, Oxford Development Company, 425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2300, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; (12) Regional Learning Alliance, 850 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Township, PA 16066; and (13) Succop Conservancy, 185 W. Airport Rd., Butler, PA 16002 and to include within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To also include the following additional locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation: (1) Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 2001 West Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132-2652; (2) JIDC Johnstown Industrial Development Corp., 160 JARI Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904; (3) Johnstown Sleep Inn, 453 Theater Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904; and (4) Monroeville Chamber of Commerce, William Penn Plaza, 2790 Mosside Blvd., Suite 715, Monroeville, PA 15146. To remind the institution that the Commission previously requested that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2013, document progress in the development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess the achievement of general education student learning outcomes, including direct evidence of student learning in the general education program and the online nursing courses affiliated with the Nursing ABC contractual agreement (Standards 12 & 14).
  • May 5, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the contractual agreement with Nursing ABC within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Additional Location
    Center for Urban Biblical Ministries
    7418 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
  • Additional Location
    Eastern Christian High School
    50 Oakwood Avenue
    North Haledon, NJ 07508
    Opened: 08/02/2021
  • Additional Location
    Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
    7418 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    Opened: 05/05/2011
  • Additional Location
    Regional Learning Alliance
    850 Cranberry Woods Drive
    Cranberry Township, PA 16066
    Opened: 05/05/2011

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