Admission’s Policies


Admission Policies

High School Graduation:

Applicants for degree programs must have graduated from high school or have an equivalent General Education Certificate (GED) offered by the State Department of Education. If this requirement is not met a student may be allowed to enroll as a Special Student upon approval from the Administration (see page 21 in Catalog).

Pre-College Tests:

All incoming freshmen are expected to submit ACT or SAT scores to the Office of the Registrar. Though there is no set minimum score for admission, an applicant’s score must indicate the ability to perform satisfactorily on the college level. Information concerning the SAT may be obtained from a high school counselor or www.collegeboard.com. Information concerning the ACT may be obtained from a high school counselor or  www.act.org. Applicants who do not submit either an ACT or SAT score are subject to being placed on academic probation.

Character and Testimony:

Southeastern Free Will Baptist College is distinctively Christian college, established for the purpose of training Christians for the service of their Lord. Therefore, each applicant must submit a written statement affirming a personal faith in Jesus Christ. Three references are also required, including one from the student’s pastor, who can testify to the student’s faith and Christian character.

Procedures:

Applications are to be submitted online.

  1. Go to www.sfwbc.edu/apply to begin the application process.
  2. After paying the application fee ($50.00 non-refundable), complete the remainder of the application process.
  3. You will receive credentials and a college email adddress to log in our College Administration Program, Populi.
  4. In Populi you will find the following to complete:

Academic Information*

Background Information*

Emergency Statement*

High School Transcript or GED**

Immunization Form*

Pastor Reference Form*

Picture of you*

Spiritual Information*

Statement of Agreement*

SAT/ACT Scores***

Medical Form****

* These must be received by the college office before a student can be accepted as student and admitted to class. All other items must be submitted in an expedient manner and are required for continued enrollment.

** If this requirement is not met a student may be allowed to enroll as a Special Student

***If an ACT or SAT score is not received a student with less than a 2.0 High School GPA will be put on Academic Probation for the first year.

****If a medical form is not received the student will be required to submit the form before the second semester of enrollment.

Transfer Students:

Students wishing to transfer from other colleges must have all transcripts sent directly to Southeastern. It is expected that transfer students be in good standing with the school they last attended. Transcripts will be inspected by the Registrar, and credit will be given where appropriate. No credit will be given for transfer courses in which abrade lower than a “C” was earned. A student must earn at least thirty hours from Southeastern and spend two semesters in residence in order to receive a degree from the College.

Course Substitution:

Any course substitution between Southeastern programs will be determined by the Registrar and/or Academic Dean.

Credit by Examination:

High school students may receive up to 15semester hours of credit through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the Advanced Placement Examination (provided the grade is3 or better). Interested students should contact their high school principal or the Office of the Registrar for details.

Credit for Life Experience:

A limited number of courses are now available through “Credit for Life Experience” which is done in compliance with the guidelines of the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). Requirements for completion include a documented portfolio. The granting of such credit hours is predicated upon the matriculation and full enrollment of the student and the completion of residence requirements.

Nondiscriminatory Policy:

Southeastern Free Will Baptist College admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the College. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color and national or ethnic origin in administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school administered programs

 

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