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Standards for Admission

Who Can Apply for Admission?

San Diego Christian College welcomes all applicants who are personally committed to faith in Jesus Christ regardless of race, color, sex, age, handicap, and national or ethnic origin. All applicants must give satisfactory evidence of Christian conversion by both demonstrating quality Christian character in home and community, and by making a positive contribution to the ministry of a local church. All applicants must have either graduated from high school, received a certificate of high school equivalency (GED), or be anticipating the completion of one of the above before registration day of the academic term for which application is made. Students applying for re-admission must not have an outstanding balance on their school account, must be in good academic standing, and must be up-to-date with chapel credits. An interview with Student Life personnel will be required of individuals who have been dismissed from San Diego Christian College for disciplinary reasons.

Admission Standards

In selecting prospective students, San Diego Christian College considers the following required documents:

  1. Official Transcripts - Minimum GPA:
    • Freshman applicants - 2.75 
    • Transfer applicants - 2.50 

  2. Standardized test scores:
    • ACT - 19 
    • SAT - 1350 (new) or 900 (old) 
    • SDCC ACT code - 0211 
    • SDCC SAT code - 4150 

    NOTE: Transfer students who have completed 15 or more transferable credit hours will be examined on a case-by-case basis and may be exempt from these tests.

  3. Recommendations:
    • Spiritual Life Recommendation: Must be completed by a pastor, youth pastor, or church leader who has known the applicant for more than one year and is familiar with the applicant’s spiritual walk.
    • Academic Recommendation: Must be completed by a teacher or guidance counselor who is not a relative and who has known the applicant for more than one year.

    If Highschool GPA, College GPA, SAT and or ACT scores do not meet SDCC’s admission requirements an academic recommendation may be requested.

  4. Christian Commitment as evidenced through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and responses to application and essay questions.

  5. Willingness to abide by the standards of conduct of the College as described in the statement of Community Values and Standards.

See also: Applicant Classifications 

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