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We are currently in the Candidate Status of Accreditation with Transworld Accrediting Commission International. 
View the information to the left for an explanation of what status and the standards of the accreditation institution. 
You can also go on their website and locate the Arize Institute of the Five-Fold Ministry and Bible College's status of its accreditation.
Transworld Accreditation Commission International website is 

Standards of Transworld Accrediting International


STANDARD I: Structure & Governance

  • All Bible and theological courses must be based on evangelical doctrine. 

  • The organization and operation of the educational facility are in accord with appropriate state statutes.

  • A copy of the legal instrument creating the educational organization is on file.

  • The organizational structure and charter must reflect adequate personnel to accomplish the stated purpose and goals of the educational institution.


STANDARD II: Material Resources

  • The institution must have as a minimum, an administrative office with sufficient space to accommodate staff, appropriate files, and records.

  • The institution must provide students with an annually updated list of library and media resources.

  • The institution must have adequate media equipment to evaluate student course requirements and projects.

  • Classroom facilities are adequate to accommodate student needs.



  • A current catalog is available to all students.

  • Student policies are stated in writing and available to all students.

  • Financial policies, including refund policies, are made available to all applicants before admission.

  • Faculty policies are stated in writing and distributed to each faculty member.

  • Administrative policies are in accordance with state laws.

  • Admission and personnel policies are in accordance with federal anti-discrimination statutes.



  • The institution maintains written criteria for faculty appointment.

  • The faculty/Student ratio reflects a realistic workload.

  • Written faculty contracts are maintained and annually updated.

  • Faculty payment policies are consistent and non-discriminatory.

  • A method exists for faculty input into administrative decisions.

STANDARD V: Curriculum

  • The institution must maintain an annually updated list of courses offered.

  • The institution has a curriculum committee that oversees academic offerings.

  • Degree requirements are in keeping with generally accepted standards.

  • Students must receive a copy of their degree plan.

  • Course requirements for students are consistent within departments or divisions.


STANDARD VI: Evaluation

The institution maintains an organized evaluation system for student performance, organizational effectiveness, and faculty performance.



Three Recognized Status Levels

Associate Status – An Associate institution is in the process of developing its facility, curriculum, staff, policies, etc. Their institutional/educational program has been operating for less than twelve months. An annual report is required.


Candidate Status – An Candidate institution is one that has submitted an application for accreditation to the Board of Directors of Transworld and is in the process of completing its self-study. They have been in existence for at least twelve months. An annual report is required.


Accredited Member Status – An Accredited institution has satisfactorily met all TAC accreditation standards and has been awarded its accreditation certificate. An annual report is required.

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