The mission of Shepherds Bible College involves “providing higher education training in partnership with local churches to produce ministry leaders.” This necessitates admission policies that will ensure enrolling students that have a heart for ministry and the ability to do college level study.
Applicants are expected to have confessed faith in Jesus Christ, demonstrate Christian character in their lives, be in fellowship with a local church, and desire to pursue Christian ministry.
To enter as a regular student, applicants must be a high school graduate, or its equivalent, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. In addition to transcripts, the college may request test scores and additional materials to assess the student’s qualifications.
Shepherds Bible College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, in its admissions policies, educational policies, or hiring practices.
- An application should be submitted in accordance with the instructions on the application form. It should be accompanied by an application fee of $25, which is nonrefundable.
- Recommendation forms need to be received from the applicant’s pastor and two others.
- Applicants need to request official transcripts be sent directly from their high school and any colleges attended.
- The applicant will be notified of the college’s decision regarding admissions.
- Attend Orientation just prior to the start of the quarter.
Unclassified Student Admission
Unclassified status can be temporarily granted to students who may not be ready to pursue a degree or certificate, but who still want to take classes for college credit. A maximum of 24 credits may be earned before completing the admissions process. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance into a degree or certificate program. The college reserves the right to limit the number of unclassified students.