West Virginia Wesleyan College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; telephone 1-800-621-7440) and approved by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church. It is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music and is approved by the West Virginia Department of Education and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; telephone 1-202-466-7496). The College participates in the Interstate Certification Project, whereby a number of states certify teachers graduating from Wesleyan’s Department of Education. The nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc., (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Phone 1-866-747-9965) and approved by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses. The athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Degree programs offered in business and economics, including the Master of Business Administration program, are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
The College holds membership in the Appalachian College Association, East Central Colleges, The National Association for Independent Colleges and University, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, The National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church, Campus Compact, and the Council of Independent Colleges.
Wesleyan’s athletic programs are affiliated with the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II.