Trinity Baptist College has been accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, an institutional accrediting body, since September 25, 1997.  TRACS is recognized and approved by the United States Department of Education and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Information on Accreditation

What is Accreditation?

  • A status awarded to an educational institution that meets or exceeds the standards set forth by the United States Department of Education.
  • A voluntary process sought by our college that assures the educational community, the general public and our prospective students that we as an educational institution have clearly defined educational goals appropriate to that of higher education.
  • A form of insurance to the educational consumer (students). Accreditation confirms the honesty and integrity of an institution in its provision of a sound education, thereby providing protection to her prospective students.

Why is it important to attend an accredited college?

  • Faculty development by encouraging the presence of qualified teachers.
  • Academic excellence by requiring a clearly defined educational purpose and pre-planned syllabi for every class that support the stated purpose.
  • Broader recognition by enforcing higher standards and criteria to be met by accredited institutions of higher learning.

How does accreditation impact me?

  • Financial Aid: Federal and State financial assistance has enabled many students to attend Trinity Baptist College and keep their accounts current.  The FAFSA may be completed on the Internet ( Apply today to see if you qualify!
  • Quality Programs: You and your parents can know our academic program is credible.
  • Credit Transfer: Our students transfer credits more easily, specifically to other accredited institutions.
  • Graduate School: Our college offers a solid educational experience that leads to a recognized degree, enabling our students to continue their education if they so desire.

What Agency Provides Trinity's Accreditation?

  • Trinity Baptist College is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, Virginia 24551; Telephone: 434-525-9539; email:] having been awarded Reaffirmed status as a Category III institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November 6, 2022; this status is effective for a period of ten years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools
15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551
Dr. Timothy Eaton - President

  • Trinity Baptist College is authorized to operate by the State of Florida through the Commission for Independent Education. The commission has granted Trinity Baptist College a License by Means of Accreditation (LBMA). Additional information regarding TBC may be obtained by contacting:

Commission of Independent Education
Department of Education
325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400


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Grievances and Complaints

Students or others with grievances or complaints who do not receive a satisfactory response from TBC may file with either TRACS or the CIE at the addresses listed above.

Trinity Baptist College

800 Hammond Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32221
  • (904) 596-2451

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Trinity Baptist College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

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