Beckfield College is a career focused educational institution with campuses in Kentucky and Ohio which is institutional accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools to award baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees and diplomas. The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools



The Florence, KY Campus is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. The Tri-County Cincinnati, OH Campus is approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (Registration Number 08-05-1857T). Beckfield College is authorized by The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education.

The Florence campus diploma and associate degree programs in Nursing are approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. The Tri-County campus Nursing programs are on provisional approval by the Ohio Board of Nursing. The current status of each approval is available from the College’s Nursing Department.  The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Beckfield College is approved by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

The diploma program in Medical Massage Therapy are certified by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

The College has been designated a Military Friendly Institution.

Students and others may obtain further information and documents pertaining to the College’s accreditation, licensures, and approvals from the College’s Office of Compliance.

The Paralegal program at Beckfield College is no longer active.
Effective August 2018, Beckfield College has voluntarily withdrawn the Paralegal programs from the American Bar Association (ABA).




Any student at Beckfield College who has a question, concern or complaint relating to Title IV eligibility or administration, the quality of education received at Beckfield, or otherwise relating to the accreditation standards of its former accrediting agency can submit that in writing to Beckfield College and/or to any of the following:

Beckfield College:
Office of Compliance and Accreditation
Attention: Lee Foley

Kentucky Students:
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive
Suite 320
Frankfort KY 40601

Office of Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
1024 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

Ohio Students:
Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
30 East Broad Street
Suite 2481
Columbus, OH 43215

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
30 E. Broad St., 14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

All Students:
Department of Education Complaint Website