Kingswood University is operated under a Charter granted by the Legislature of the Province of New Brunswick and is authorized to confer degrees in church-related education.

Kingswood University is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (5850 T. G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808) to grant certificates and Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master’s degrees.  Based in Orlando, Florida, ABHE is recognized as a faith-based accrediting agency by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and an officially recognized national accrediting association by the U.S. Department of Education. The Association’s member colleges and universities are also recognized by the Department of Justice, the Veterans Administration, and other relevant federal agencies in the United States.

Kingswood is also registered with Christian Higher Education Canada (www.checanada.ca); the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (www.evangelicalfellowship.ca); and the Association of Christian Schools International (www.acsi.org).