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Tiffin University is an independent, private institution of higher education, chartered by the State of Ohio to award degrees at the Associate, Bachelor, Master and Doctorate level. At Tiffin University, our students receive an education for real life, marked by real opportunities that lead to real-world results.

Ohio Department of Higher Education

Tiffin University’s seated and online programs are authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

Higher Learning Commission

Our programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) which is one of the six regional accreditation bodies recognized by essentially all of the major public and private colleges and universities in America.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Tiffin University’s School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. They accredit business education programs at the associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degree levels worldwide. Institutions with this accreditation are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want. Every quality business program worldwide is accredited.

TU Program Performance Reports

European Council for Business Education

Tiffin University also has accreditation from the European Council for Business Education (ECBE) for its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree programs.  TU works closely with the ECBE, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, for its programs of study offered in Europe.

Nonprofit Organization Status

Tiffin University holds a 501(c)(3) status authorized from the Internal Revenue Service of the Federal Government of the United States of America.


For further information about Tiffin University’s accreditation, please contact Institutional Research at (419) 448-3309, or (800) 968-6446, ext 3309.


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