Admissions Policy

In considering application, the Admissions Board reviews the applicant complete file (i.e. academic records, recommendation, and personal information).  All applicants will be considered for enrollment regardless of race, sex, national or ethnic origin.  Each applicant will be assessed according his/her academic background and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  The applicant will be notified of the decision of the Committee.  

A certificate or degree from NBC&S is not a license or ordination, although, it is a tool to aid in this process.  Each denomination or non-denominational organization has its own set of guidelines for licensing and ordaining its ministers.  

Admission Requirements

Acceptance will be granted to the student after evaluation of submitted documentation.  The appropriate fess must accompany the application package.  Full admissions into a program will be granted once student’s application and supporting documents have been approved.

All applicants entering into any program must have graduated from an approved high school or present an equivalency certificate indicating successful completion of the General Education Development (GED) Tests.
Students must have a minimum total score of 2,250 with no scores below 410 on any single test.

Proficiency in the English language is required.  Prospective international students need to take the TOEFL iBT Exam (Test of English as a Foreign Language).  The exam focuses on how well students use English.  Students must achieve a minimum score of 85 for their total score.  Students also must score a minimum score for each test as listed below:

Reading  :  20
Writing   :  25
Speaking :  20
Listening :  20

Students may register for the exam at  The TOEFL code for NBC&S is 1308. 

The following distribution of high school subjects is recommended for all applicants for the Bible College certificate and degree programs:

English: 4 units
Mathematics              : 2 units
Modern Language       : 2 units
History: 2 units
Science       : 2 units
Electives     : 5 units
 National Bible College and Seminary
Application Procedures

All applicants should complete the application in its entirety and submit to the Office of Admission and Records.  The following items must be sent in by mail:

a.     Pastoral Recommendation
b.     Official Copy of Transcripts

*Sponsors of International Students must fill out and submit, in person, the Affidavit of Support.