INSTE is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) (Formerly the Distance Education and Training Council - DETC) Washington, D.C. We chose DEAC because of its reputation as the leading accrediting agency for distance education in the United States and abroad. As a member of CHEA (Council on Higher Education Accreditation), DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Its standards, both academically and ethically, are very high.


Inste Bible College is registered by the State of Iowa as a degree-granting institution through the Iowa College Student Aid Commission.
For information on Inste Bible College’s authority to operate in each state, refer to the State Licensure Information summary.


INSTE is affiliated with the Department of Global Missions of Open Bible Churches and is governed by the INSTE Board of Directors whose knowledge and expertise in mission and education assure continued adherence to its goals and objectives. Since its inception INSTE has worked multi-denominationally with churches that share our evangelical faith.


INSTE is incorporated in the State of Iowa as a non-profit corporation. As a 501(c)3 exempt organization, INSTE is qualified to receive tax-deductible gifts.


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