Admissions Welcome

Admissions Welcome

HOW TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION

Undergraduate Admissions Students interested in attending Jarvis Christian College should request an admissions packet or apply on-line. Jarvis Christian College maintains an admissions policy that is flexible and affords prospective students the opportunity to demonstrate through past academic performance, test scores, and other supplemental information that they can benefit from a Jarvis Christian educational experience. New students seeking admissions to the College or in a specific program must provide official transcripts and standardized test scores (ACT/SAT). Academic performance in high school and previously attended colleges, along with standardized test scores, will be used in making admission decisions, scholarship awards, and diagnostic placement in general education program courses, including mathematics, English, and reading. Admission to Jarvis Christian College will be considered for students who fall in one of the categories listed below.

Freshman:  A freshman applicant is a person who has never attended an institution of higher education beyond high school or who has attended classes at a post-secondary institution while still in high school. Students who have taken college courses must submit transcripts of all coursework, whether or not credit is expected.

Transfer:   A transfer applicant is a student who has attended another regionally accredited post-secondary institution (whether or not credit was earned) after completing high school.

International:   An international applicant is a student who is neither a U.S. citizen nor resident alien of this country.

Re-Admit:   A re-admit student is any student not attending school for one regular semester, excluding summer sessions, must reapply for admissions.

Applying for Admissions

Freshman: Any student interested in admission to Jarvis Christian College must have graduated from an accredited high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) Test. Applicants are also encouraged to complete the application for financial aid at the same time. In order to be admitted, the following REQUIREMENTS must be met

1. Complete an online application
2. Submit a $50.00 non-refundable application fee
3. Submit an official high school or GED transcript
4. Submit ACT or SAT score
5. Proof of Meningitis Vaccination for students who are under 30  years of age.

The following item is not required for admission but is needed prior to registration:
*Housing Reservation form and non-refundable $200 room reservation fee.

Mail form and $200 non-refundable room reservation fee, in the form of a cashier’s check or money order payable to Jarvis Christian College, Office of Residence Life, Highway 80 E. Private Road 7631, Hawkins, TX 75765.

Transfers: Transfer applicants are students who have attended another college. Any information withheld or falsified on the application may subject a student to dismissal. In order to be admitted, the following REQUIREMENTS must be met:  Submit official transcripts from all accredited colleges/universities attended.  Must be in “good academic standing” and eligible to return to the last college/university of attendance.

Applicants are also encouraged to complete the application for financial aid, JCC school code is 003637. In order to be admitted, the following REQUIREMENTS must be met:
1. Complete an online application
2. Submit a $50.00 non-refundable application fee
3. Submit an official college transcript from all colleges or universities previously attended
4. Proof of Meningitis Vaccination for students who are under 30 years of age.

The following item is not required for admission but is needed prior to registration:
*Housing Reservation form and non-refundable $200 room reservation fee.

Mail form and $200 non-refundable room reservation fee, in the form of a cashier’s check or money order payable to Jarvis Christian College, Office of Residence Life, Highway 80 E. Private Road 7631, Hawkins, TX 75765.

Re-admit: Any student not attending school for one regular semester, excluding summer sessions, must reapply for admissions. An application for admissions and other required items must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. Applicants are also encouraged to complete the application for financial aid, JCC school code is 00367. In order to be re-admitted, the following REQUIREMENTS must be met:

1. Complete on online application
2. $50.00 non-refundable application fee
3. Official transcript from college(s) attended while absent from Jarvis Christian College.
4. Proof of Meningitis Vaccination for students who are under 30 years of age.

The following item is not required for admissions but is needed prior to registration:
*Housing Reservation form and non-refundable $200 room reservation fee.

Mail form and $200 non-refundable room reservation fee, in the form of a cashier’s check or money order payable to Jarvis Christian College, Office of Residence Life, Highway 80 E. Private Road 7631, Hawkins, TX 75765.

International Students: International students who apply for admission to Jarvis Christian College are required to comply with all rules and regulations as established by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service and to submit the following documents in addition to the general requirements before the College issues the Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20) which will enable the student to secure a visa:

1. Application. A completed application for admission; a non-refundable $50.00 application fee and a $200.00 housing application fee for on-campus housing;

2. Health Record. A completed health form and Meningitis Vaccination (required for all students under the age of 30)

3. Evidence of financial support. This consists of a signed statement of support (Affidavit of Support) from the sponsor(s) indicating that the sponsor agrees to provide for the student’s expenses while in attendance at Jarvis Christian College. Accompanying the statement should be evidence of the amount of funds, in U. S dollars, that will be provided each academic year. Copies of bank transaction statements are required.

4. TOEFL/IELTS Scores. Submit official score directly from ETS for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of 550 (paper) or 79 (internet-based) is required for admission for graduate students. There is no departmental code for TOEFL. IELTS Scores: The minimum IELTS score is 6.5 and 6 or greater in all sub-sections. Website: www.ielts.org Please note: TOEFL or IELTS scores must be less than two years old from the first day of class at the proposed term of entry in order to be valid. Applicants from the following countries do not need to submit a TOEFL score: American Samoa, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada (except Quebec), Dominica, Grenada, Grand Cayman, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, Trinidad/Tobago, United Kingdom, and U.S. Pacific Trust.

5. Official Transcripts International undergraduate students must submit official sealed transcripts or official mark sheets from each college/university attended. Photocopies and faxed copies are not official and will not be accepted for final admission consideration. Transcripts in the original language and an official English translation are required. For transfer from a U.S. institution, verification of eligibility to transfer is required. International transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency.

International Education Research Foundation, Inc.

*International Academic Credential Evaluators, Inc.
*JSA: Joseph Silny & Associates, Inc.
*World Education Services (WES)
*Global Credential Evaluators, Inc. (GCE)

6. Entrance exam A score is required on one of the:

*ACT: www.actstudent.org
*SAT: www.collegeboard.org

7. Proof of current VISA status.

8. Issuance of I-20 Once a student has been admitted to the university, the Form I-20 will be issued showing the date by which the student must register at Jarvis Christian College. Upon arrival, students must present valid passport, visa, I-94 card, and any former I-20. If the student has not registered by the required date, the Jarvis Christian College I-20 Form will be terminated.

To enroll today and find out about scholarships, call 903-730-4890, Ext. 2202 or visit www.jarvis.edu