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Transfer Admissions Application Fall 2019

If your major is CLS or Adult Education, please complete the Adult Education application for admission.

Submit this application along with your non-refundable application fee of $25.00 (International Fee - $50.00; Re-enter Fee - $15.00)
The Admissions Requirements, Admissions Steps and Forms are located here.

If you have already filled out your application but need to Pay Your Application Fee you may do so here.

East Texas Baptist University welcomes all applicants who meet its requirements and qualifications, and does not illegally discriminate on the basis of sex, handicap, age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, or veteran status.

Personal Data

Universities are asked by many, including the federal government, accrediting associations, college guides, newspapers, and our own university communities, to describe the racial/ethnic backgrounds of our students and employees. In order to respond to these requests, we ask you to answer the following two questions:

2) In addition, select one or more of the following racial categories to describe yourself:
Application Status
Additional Information
Contributing factors for choosing to apply at ETBU. Check all that apply.

(This information will be used in a non-discriminatory manner, consistent with applicable civil rights laws)
Academic Information

Please indicate your intended major field of study.


If your major is CLS or Adult Education, please complete the Adult Education application for admission

Admissions Standards

FRESHMAN: Freshman status is given to students who have completed high school/GED requirements and who have not attended college on a full-time basis, although college hours may have been earned through dual credit, AP exams, or summer course work. Acceptance is based on ACT - 18 or above (excluding writing)or SAT - 940 or above (excluding writing)or graduation in top 30% of class from an accredited high school.

TRANSFERS: Transfer status is given to any student who has attended college after graduating from high school or obtaining a GED. Transfer students with less than 24 transferable hours must also meet admissions standards for freshmen students — see above. Students who have attended ANY college must have official transcripts from each college sent to the ETBU Admissions Office.

College History
Academic scholarships are based on transfer GPA and are awarded after receipt of all official transcripts. List ALL other colleges you have attended in chronological order. If none, then enter none.
Financial Aid – Scholarship Information
Note: The FAFSA should be completed on-line at ETBU's FAFSA code is 003564.
Students who receive federal Title IV funds (Pell, SEOG, TEACH, PLUS, Perkins and Stafford Loans) as part of their financial aid package are required to complete a Title IV Authorization form. This authorization will allow any excess Federal Title IV program funds after tuition, fees, and room and board, to be applied to other allowable educationally related charges (books, supplies, insurance, library fines, parking tickets, late fees, and others) while attending ETBU. This agreement will remain in effect for your entire academic career at ETBU. You may, at any time, change your authorization by providing written notification to the ETBU Financial Aid Office.

I authorize East Texas Baptist University to apply excess Title IV funds to all other educationally-related charges that have been or will be charged to my student account during my attendance at ETBU.
This scholarship is offered to students who demonstrate Christian leadership qualities. Please indicate any involvement in the following ministries and list information under each area for ETBU to determine the level of scholarship for which you may qualify. Please be very specific with the information and provide documentation if needed. If additional activities are completed after this application is submitted, you may send updated information to the Admissions office.
This includes any leadership position held in either the local church or campus ministry. This would also include, but is not limited to, FCA, First Priority, Younglife, church leadership council among others.
This would include, but is not limited to, Super Summer Schools of Evangelism, FAITH training, Jay Strack's Student Leadership University among others. This would also include Baptist Life programs such as ACTEENS, Youth Speaker's tournament, Challengers or AWANA. Please provide any documentation of completed programs and/or awards received (i.e. Timothy Award, Meritorious Award, etc.).
This would include, but is not limited to, mission trips (both foreign and domestic), Frontliners, Worldchangers, YWAM, and other benevolent ministries. Choir, drama and other similar tours will only be considered if there is another ministry component along with the performance.
Pastor's Contact Information
Application Validation

 Signature Statement - Please read statement and sign in the box to validate. East Texas Baptist University emphasizes a biblical standard of personal conduct and moral character by all students. ETBU is committed to providing and maintaining an environment conducive to the integration of faith and learning, leadership development and academic excellence. Therefore, if accepted for admission, I promise to act in accordance with the student handbook. I understand that signing this statement is a condition of my acceptance to East Texas Baptist University. ETBU has my permission to verify the information contained in this application. I consent to the release of information concerning my academic and/or financial status to scholarship donors. I understand that if any information on this form is found to be inaccurate or incomplete, it will be sufficient cause for rejection or dismissal. I agree that if my student account, for any semester enrolled, becomes delinquent and all methods of collection have been exhausted by the University, my account will be turned over to a third party collector and I will be responsible for all collection and legal fees.

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