Admissions Criteria

Admissions Criteria

Application Evaluation

Admission to Christian Life College is based upon a careful evaluation of each individual’s application file.

Application files are processed and submitted to the Admissions review department upon receipt of a completed application package, inclusive of all application supporting documents as required.
Spring Semester – submission deadline – November 1
Fall Semester –      submission deadline – July 1

(Disclaimer: Application and Criteria are subject to change and update)

Academic Achievement

Admission to Christian Life College requires successful completion of high school or equivalent, evidenced by official transcripts from a certified academic institution.

Homeschooled students require a diploma issued through a state-approved certified program.

  • Recommended minimum High School/College GPA of 2.0
  • SAT or ACT test results are required as supporting documents, prior to the Admissions review of the application for acceptance determination. Schedule an SAT or ACT test at or Exceptions may apply with an approved college transcript.
    • College Transcripts*- must have taken academic courses and minimum GPA 2.0
      (NOTE: college transcripts that do not reach the required standard, SAT or ACT scores will be required to accompany the college transcript)

Transfer Students

A high school diploma with official transcripts and official college transcript(s) from an accredited academic institution is required. An audit of the college courses with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA, shown in the official college transcript, is required to determine which courses may be transferrable. Transferrable credits must meet our degree program requirements.

Distance Education – Online
Technology Proficiency Requirements
  • Basic computer skills
  • Sending/receiving email
  • Sending and receiving attachments via email
  • Using a web browser
  • Finding resources through search engines
  • Downloading and installing software
  • Familiarity with using browser plug-ins (e.g., PDF reader, video, audio)
  • using word processing, presentation software, or other productivity applications
  • experience/familiarity with a variety of file formats such as .pdf, “Portable Document Format,” .rtf “Rich Text Format,” .doc or .docx “Microsoft Word Document,” and .txt “Text document.”
  • Familiarity with using document scanners or document scanning apps to convert handwritten work to a PDF file
  • the ability to be self-directed in learning new technology skills (e.g. following a handout, a step-by-step tutorial, online video help, or access to support to learn necessary skills)
Distance Education – Online
Computer Minimum Requirements
  • PC, Mac, Chromebook, or tablet
  • Speakers
  • Microphone
  • Webcam
  • Windows 10 or newer
  • Mac OS 10.14 or newer
Internet Connection
  • High-speed Broadband Internet Connection –
    • Download speed of at least 25 Mbps
    • Upload speed of at least 3 Mbps

International Students

International students are individuals who need a visa to study in the United States. It is advisable to submit all documents at least six (6) months prior to the first day of instruction to avoid lengthy visa delays.

The College does not provide visa services. When an international student is accepted, the College will issue the SEVIS I-20 form, a Certification of Eligibility for Non-Immigrant Student Status. Individuals illegally residing in the United States are not eligible for enrollment at the College.

International Student Deposit Criteria
  1. Complete an international student application* and submit an international student deposit. (Deposit begins at $3,600.00 and may be up to 50% of tuition.)

*Upon acceptance to Christian Life College and payment of the international student deposit, the student will be issued a Form I-20.

Required English Proficiency exam for International Students

All College classes are instructed in English.  In addition to the SAT or ACT test results, students from countries outside of the United States must submit a TOEFL exam score.  The TOEFL exam must have a score of at least 500 to be admitted to the College. Christian Life College does not offer English language services.