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Paine College to Host Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) On-Site

August 9, 2020

(August 8, 2020 - Augusta, GA) - Paine College of Augusta, Georgia will host a Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) on-site evaluation team visit on August 17-20, 2020 for the purpose of evaluating the College for accreditation status. Currently, Paine College is a member of TRACS having been awarded Candidate Status as a Category II Institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on August 2, 2018. This status is effective for a period of five years. As a member of TRACS, Paine College is eligible for Financial Aid and Federal Grants. Also, Paine students remain eligible for Financial Aid such as Pell, HOPE, and SEOG, and can participate in the federal loan program.

Third party comments are invited and may be addressed to:  TRACS, 15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA  24551.    

TRACS is approved by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized institutional accrediting agency and appears on the Secretary's List of Approved Accrediting Agencies, which is provided in the Higher Education Directory.  TRACS is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).  

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