|Admission Requirements |
|Arlington Baptist College maintains an open admissions policy. This is in recognition of the fact that the
Lord calls individuals from different backgrounds and levels of preparation. The College is interested in extending its services
to anyone who has a sincere desire to prepare for service to the Lord. The admissions requirements listed below are intended
to assist the College in helping the student determine goals and develop a college training program to fulfill those goals.|
The applicant must be a born-again Christian and an active church member.
The applicant must be at least 16 years of age.
The applicant must present a high school diploma or a General Equivalency
Diploma (GED). (Students, at least 16 years of age, who are working toward a high school diploma or the GED will be given
individual consideration for college credit enrollment.)
The applicant must present evidence of completing a minimum of three years of English, two years of social
studies, two years of mathematics, and one year of any science in high school.
The American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is recommended. The Texas Higher Education
Assessment (THEA) is required for education majors only. The THEA scores must be presented to the Registrar by the end of
the student’s first year at Arlington Baptist College.
The applicant must not be in default to any government sponsored program of education or assistance or to
any educational institution. The applicant must be willing to accept full responsibility for financial obligations to the
Careful completion of the application,
payment of fees, and submission of transcripts are required of all applicants. Students desiring campus residence must pay
a room deposit fee.
RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS. All single students under the age of twenty-five are required to take a room in one
of the residence halls unless they live with one of their parents, grandparents, or married siblings. Resident students must
enroll for a minimum of two semester hours.
MEDICAL INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS. All students are required to have hospitalization
insurance upon enrollment.
In order to aid new students' successful adjustment to college life, orientation provides vital information about Arlington
Baptist College policies and procedures. New students receive explanations of the regulations of the College and advice on
how to take advantage of College services. Orientation is offered at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. It is
required of all new students, including transfer students. New students who enter during the summer and return in the fall
must attend the fall orientation for new students. Failure to attend these sessions could delay the student’s enrollment
for a semester.
TESTS. All beginning students who do not transfer in any English and math are given a test in each of these
areas to determine one's course eligibility. A score of 70% or above on the English test is required to qualify students for
collegiate credit courses. A minimum score of 77% on the math test is required to qualify students for enrollment in collegiate
credit math courses. Students making below these scores will be required to enroll in remedial non-credit courses.