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Admissions

Steps to Apply

Complete the application process by following the checklist provided below:

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

An Enrollment deposit is required to reserve your place in the current class. The enrollment deposit 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. 

Printable Admissions Forms

Admissions Requirements

East Texas Baptist University welcomes applications from prospective students who meet its requirements and qualifications without regard to race, creed, sex, color, or national origin. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, East Texas Baptist University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, or disability in admission or in the administration of its educational policies, programs and activities. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the administration of its education policies, programs and activities.

Requirements

 For first-time Freshmen or students with less than 24 transferable hours

  • ACT score of 18 or ABOVE (excluding writing) OR
  • SAT score of 940 or ABOVE 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 940 for acceptance to the University.

Transfer Students

*All official transcripts from previous institutions must be submitted to the Office of Admissions for admission and financial aid decisions to be made.It is important to note that for transcripts to be considered official, they must come directly from the issuing institution either in the mail or SPEEDE.  

East Texas Baptist University welcomes applications from prospective students who meet its requirements and qualifications without regard to race, creed, sex, color, or national origin. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, East Texas Baptist University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, or disability in admission or in the administration of its educational policies, programs and activities. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the administration of its education policies, programs and activities.