Affiliation & Accreditation

Zion Christian University is affiliated with Zion Fellowship, Inc., a Pentecostal association of pastors, missionaries, churches, and Bible schools, whose headquarters are located in Waverly, New York. Over the past 20 years, by God’s grace, Zion Fellowship’s ministry has spread to nearly every continent of the world. For more information about Zion Fellowship, Inc. please visit:

Zion Christian University is a sustaining member of the Council of Private Colleges of America (CPCA) and the Florida Council of Private Colleges, Inc. (FCPC), which represents its member independent colleges and universities before any government or educational agency. We are exempt of licensure and exempt of the jurisdiction or purview of the Commission for Independent Education (CIE), Florida Board of Education (FBE), in accordance with the Chapter 1005, title 1005.06, of the Statutes of the State of Florida.

Zion Christian University is an affiliate institution of the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). As such, it participates in and contributes to collegial and professional development activities of the association. Affiliate status does not, however, constitute, imply, or presume ABHE accredited status at present or in the future.

Zion Christian University does not hold regional accreditation nor do we accept federal or state funding. Our sole desire is to continue as a University that prepares men and women to be used by God in ecclesiastical vocations.

Zion Christian University
25400 US Hwy 19 North, Suite 257
Clearwater, FL 33763
tel: 727.791.4846
fax: 727.230.8967