Approvals, Licenses, Accreditation, and Memberships

Approvals and Licenses 

APOLLOS UNIVERSITY is incorporated and approved as a private institution by the State of Montana.   Apollos University has the necessary authorization from the Board of Regents to offer post-secondary degree programs in the State of Montana.  Apollos satisfies the requirements of Montana Code Annotated § 20-25-107 and Board of Regents Policy 221, which regulate the award of post-secondary degrees by educational institutions in the State of Montana.  The Montana University System, Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, is located at 2500 Broadway, PO Box 203201, Helena, Montana 59620.  Via phone at 406-444-6570 or by FAX at 406-444-1469.

Apollos University has been approved by Montana to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of post secondary distance education.

Veterans’ Education Benefits: Apollos University is approved by the Montana State Approving Agency for the use of Veterans and Dependents Educational Benefits. For more information see (details)


Distance Education Accrediting Commission

Apollos University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. DEAC is located at 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington D.C. 20036. DEAC can also be reached at 202-234-5100 or at

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Apollos University is listed as an accredited university on CHEA's list of accredited universities. CHEA can be reached at or by phone at 202-955-6126.

Apollos University is listed on the World Higher Education Database (WHED) International Association of Universities' Worldwide Database of Higher Education Institutions, Systems and Credentials. The IAU WHED Portal is a service provided by the International Association of Universities (IAU) and is the unique tool where one can find comprehensive information on higher education systems and credentials in 184 countries and over 18,000 higher education institutions.

Professional and Academic Affiliations and Listings

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • DANTES Catalog of Nationally Accredited Distance Learning Programs (NADLP)
  • Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
  • Higher Education Directory (HED)
  • Higher Education Transfer Alliance (HETA) (CHEA)
  • Library & Information Resources Network, Inc. (LIRN)
  • National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS)
  • United States Department of Education (USDoE)

Credit Transfer Agreements and Associations

  • Higher Education Transfer Alliance (HETA) (CHEA)
  • National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS)