Paine College Chapel


Paine College is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; e-mail:] having been awarded Candidate Status as a Category II Institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on August 2, 2018. This status is effective for a period of five years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDOE), the Council for Higher Education (CHEA) Accreditation and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).


Timothy W. Eaton, Ph.D., President

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS)

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Paine College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Paine College.


Paine College is approved by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church for listing as a United Methodist Church-related institution. Paine College is also listed as a Christian Methodist Episcopal Church-related institution.

The Paine College Department of Education Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher preparation program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Contact CAEP at 1140 19th St NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 or call (202) 223-0077 for questions about the accreditation of Paine College. The ECE teacher preparation program is also approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). The Paine College Department of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with emphases in Accounting, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.






Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones
Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
Paine College – 1235 Fifteenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901



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