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Admissions

Transfer 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.

Steps To Complete The Admissions Process

Transfer admission to East Texas Baptist University is based on the amount of transferable hours from previous institutions. Students must have at least 24 transferable hours to be excluded from the freshman admissions standards and must be in good academic standing at the last college attended. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to begin the application process 2 - 3 months prior to the start of the term they plan to enroll.

By following the checklist below, you will be well on your way to completing the application process.

  • Submit either an online or printable version of the Application for Admission and Scholarship:
    • Online Application for Admission and Scholarship
    • Printable Application for Admission and Scholarship
  • Submit $25 Application Fee 
  • Submit official copies of all transcripts.*
  • Submit official ACT or SAT scores. (If you have less than 24 transferable hours)
  • Exhibit good character, as seen by the University.
Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer students who have earned at least 24 hours of transferable credit with at least a 2.0 GPA will be admitted to the university.
Transfer students who have less than 24 transferable hours must meet the Freshman admission 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 940 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.
All transfers students must submit all official transcripts from all colleges attended. For transcripts to be considered official, they must come directly to ETBU from the issuing institution in the mail or SPEEDE. 
All students must be in good academic standing at the last college attended.