As of December 20, 2013, Sunset as an institution has received an academic destinction.
Officially, "The Sunset International Bible Institute is an Affiliate institution of the Association for Biblical Higher Education. 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."
Thank you to Jim Harris, Dean of Graduate Studies, for working diligently to get Sunset recognized by this national organization.