Spicer Adventist University is established by the Government of Maharashtra vide Maharashtra Act No. XIV of 2014 (also called as the Spicer Adventist University Act, 2014). It is a member of the Adventist Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges and Universities (AAA) which is instituted by the Board of Regents of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Academic credits from Spicer Adventist University are therefore accepted by any member institution of AAA. This automatically embraces several universities and colleges worldwide.