Bridgewater College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the baccalaureate and master's level. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bridgewater College. Additionally, the College is also accredited by both the State Board of Education of Virginia to offer a state approved program of teacher education and the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) to offer athletic training education. Bridgewater College is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), located at 1140 19th St, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036. Bridgewater College is a member of the American Council on Education, the Council of Independent Colleges and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.