A private, liberal arts higher education institution, Voorhees College maintains affiliations with the Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. Elizabeth Evelyn Wright Menafee is credited with the founding of this historically black school in 1897. Today, Voorhees commits to preparing students for the long-term pursuit of learning and service, as a means to promote the betterment of their communities. More than half of faculty hold a terminal degree.
Online opportunities at Voorhees include bachelor and undergraduate certificate programs, ranging from accounting and entrepreneurship to psychology, cybersecurity and data analytics. Offering flexibility in scheduling, degree programs are tailored to nontraditional adult students seeking their first degree, military and spouses, or professionals who want to further advance their careers. Many students begin with a certificate program which they later apply to earn a full degree.
Voorhees awards credit for:
- Prior college credits
- Experiential learning
- Military training
- Sponsored professional training
- Advanced placement
- National testing
Accreditation & Licensing
Voorhees College is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)