Piedmont International University currently maintains national accreditation, including academic standards that are equal to (or in some cases greater than) those held by other accrediting bodies.
PIU is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) having been awarded Reaffirmed status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on April 13, 2010; this status is effective for a period of ten years. TRACS is approved by both the United States Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education in America (CHEA).
Piedmont International University awards doctorate's, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate’s degrees, as well as certificates.
Graduates of our Teacher Education program are also entitled to certification through the American Association of Christian Schools and the Association of Christian Schools International.
Students are eligible for Federal financial aid. PIU also has the pursuit of regional accreditation as a part of our strategic plan for the future.