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Admissions

Freshman Admissions

The college you choose plays a defining role in what you believe, how you think, and who you become. ETBU is a Christ-centered university characterized by close community, excellent teaching, and robust student life. Let us help you fulfill God's plan for your life. Be You at ETBU.

Follow the steps below to apply for ETBU.

Admissions Process

Steps


Complete the application process by following the checklist provided below:

  • Submit either an online or printable version of the Application for Admission and Scholarship:
  • Printable Application for Admission and Scholarship
  • Online Application for Admission and Scholarship
  • Submit $25 Application Fee 
  • Submit official copies of all required transcripts.
  • Submit official ACT or SAT scores.
  • Submit a completed Housing Application. 
  • Exhibit good character, as seen by the University. 

 The following are not required for acceptance, but to complete your admissions file you must also:

  • Submit a completed Health Information Form
  • Submit $100 Enrollment Deposit:
  • Fall Semester: Preferred Deadline May 1
  • Spring Semester: Preferred Deadline October 1
  • An Enrollment deposit is required to reserve your place in the current class and is credited on the student's first bill. The enrollment deposit is required before housing assignments will be made and before you can register for classes. It can be refunded up to the preferred deadline. 
Admissions Requirements

First-time Freshmen or students with less than 24 transferable hours must meet one of the following Admissions Standards:

ACT score of 18 or above (excluding writing)
OR
SAT score of 940 or above (excluding writing)
OR
Graduate in upper 30% of graduating class    

{Note: Students who are accepted based on class rank must still provide official ACT or SAT scores.}

Graduates from non-accredited institutions or home-schools must have a composite ACT of 18 (excluding Writing) or a Math/Verbal composite SAT score of 860 for acceptance to the University.

Non-graduates of high school may submit a General Education Diploma (GED) certificate. These prospective students must also have a composite ACT of 18 (excluding Writing) or a Math/Verbal composite SAT score of 860 for acceptance to the University.