National Accrediting Agency of Private Theological Institutions
AN INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITING AGENCY
633 Heartwood Road
Grimesland, North Carolina   27837
(252) 702-2282





 
 

APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP/ACCREDITATION

PLEASE NOTE:

You can copy and paste this application into your document program and save to a file location on your computer.  We can also email you a copy of the form if needed.


At the bottom of this form are two links (choose the one that works best for your computer) that you can open to download the application.  You can then open the file, fill in the information and then print it out to mail in with your payment in the form of a check or money order made payable to: NAAPTI.  Any returned check is subject to a $30.00 returned check fee and may disqualify you from submitting this form of payment in the future.

PLEASE NOTE***  OUT OF THE USA APPLICANTS MUST MAKE THEIR PAYMENTS THROUGH OUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT OR WESTERN UNION.  DEPENDING ON THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN THERE WILL BE A SMALL INCREASE IN THE FEE DUE TO THE EXCHANGE RATE.  PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE MAKING YOUR PAYMENT SO THAT YOU WILL BE ADVISED OF THE ADDITIONAL AMOUNT. IF YOU ARE GOING TO USE THE PAYPAL METHOD WE WILL SEND YOU THE INVOICE DIRECTLY. THANK YOU.

Once we have evaluated your application and it is deemed that you meet the guidelines of NAAPTI  we will issue your letter of recognition and certificate of accreditation upon receipt of the evaluation fee.  Please notify us via e-mail that you have submitted your application so that we can e-mail you a confirmation upon receiving it.

Date of Application: ______/______/______

PLEASE CHECK APPROPRIATE STATUS:

 ____Associate Member Status Fee - ($150.00)     ____Certified Member Status Fee - ($250.00)

Once we receive your application we will contact you regarding further requirements for the selected level of accreditation applied for.

Name of Institution:_______________________________________________________________

Type of Institution: ____Bible Institute ____Bible College ____ Bible University/Seminary

Mailing Address: ________________________________________________

City:____________________________ State:________________  Zip Code:____________

Phone Number: _________________ Web Site:______________________  Email:___________________

Please check all that are appropriate for your institution:

___We issue Associate degrees equal to 60 credit hours of study

___We issue Bachelor degrees equal to 120 credit hours of study

___We issue Master's degrees equal to between 36 and 48 credit hours of study beyond the Bachelor level

___We issue Doctorate degrees equal to between 36 and 48 credit hours of study beyond the Masters level.

Do you offer any secular degrees and if so, list each below. ______

 

PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

Date your school was first founded or began to operate: __________________

Do you have Articles of Organization, Constitution, and By-Laws? ________ Please include a copy with this application.

Is your school incorporated? __________ If so, please include a copy with this application

Is your school recognized as tax-exempt, 501(c) 3 by the I.R.S.? ________

Please include a copy with of your form.

Does your state require your school to be registered with the Department of Education? _______ If so please include a copy of your registration.

Is your school affiliated with a denomination or some local Church? ______ 

If so, please identify: ______________________________________________

Has your school been or is now accredited by another accrediting association? _____

If so, please identify: ______________________________________________

Is your school registered with the Better Business Bureau? ______

Is your school a member of the Chamber of Commerce? _______

How many full or part-time faculty members or office staff do you have? ____

Are all your faculty members/office staff born-again Christians and living a life worthy of that calling? ____

Does each faculty member have EARNED degree(s) in the fields in which they are involved? _____

Please provide documentation to support this for each. Copies of ALL DEGREES AND VALID TRANSCRIPTS.

Are you in general harmony with the Doctrinal Statement of NAAPTI? _____

How many resident students do you have? _____

Number of current online students: _____

Do you attempt to provide personal attention, care and help to your students? ____

Do you maintain student records? _____

Do you maintain a library (either physical or digital) accessible by your students? ____

If you fall beneath our standards in any point, are you willing to attend to these matters as soon as
possible? _____

Supporting Documentation - Please submit the following as applicable( if any are included in your catalog you do not need to duplicate here:

___School catalog (please submit via e-mail attachment if available);

___student application form;

___photo copies of ALL legal papers;

___a description of the courses that you offer to your students if not included in school catalog;

___a sample of your diplomas;

___ads that you use;

___photo of your campus, building where your office is located;

___copy of the school's letterhead;

___copy of the school's state registration documents if registered;

___copy of all degrees, certificates and diplomas and transcripts of persons who work with the institution;

___copy of the school's educational policies and procedures;

___copy of the school's course requirements for graduation;

___list of items to be found in the institution's student cumulative folder;

___photographs of the educational and office facilities.

Please indicate anything you wish to be returned and provide a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage affixed.

STATEMENT OF AFFIRMATION

We, the Officers of (name of your institution): _________________________________, hereby request membership and evaluation for accreditation through the National Accrediting Agency of Private Theological Institutions.

We are in general agreement with the statement of faith of NAAPTI and promise to pursue excellence and accountability in our educational endeavors.

We agree to place on our website the logo, link to NAAPTI website and approved wording of accreditation. 
We acknowledge that this application may be refused if it is found that we have provided false and/or inaccurate information.

We promise to adhere to and be guided by the guidelines for accreditation through NAAPTI and will extend our fellowship to fellow members of NAAPTI in accepting the transfer of credits for study from their institutions.

Signatures of Officers as applicable:

__________________________________
President

__________________________________
Vice-President

__________________________________
Secretary

_________________________________

Treasurer






     




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