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As we continue to face the COVID-19 global pandemic, we understand that your ACT or SAT test date has been cancelled. We want to assure you that attending Jarvis Christian University is still an option. The institution has made the decision to waive the ACT/SAT testing requirement for admission. This means, you are not required to submit ACT/SAT scores to gain admission into Jarvis Christian University for the 2024-2025 academic year. Please rest assured that we understand how challenging this time may be for you and your family.

Schedule a Virtual Chat Session with Admissions Today!  

Bulldog Preview & E-Sports Showcase - Jarvis Christian College Open House

Although we are facing a global pandemic with COVID-19, our admissions staff at Jarvis Christian University are here to chat with you virtually.  Click the link to schedule a virtual chat session today!


Undergraduate Admissions Students interested in attending Jarvis Christian University should request an admissions packet or apply on-line. Jarvis Christian University 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 University 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 University 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 University 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 (WAIVED FOR 2024-2025 ACADEMIC YEAR)

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.


Dr. Darrin Q. Rankin

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Retention

903-730-4890 x2202

Dr. B. Sherrance Russell

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Retention

903-730-4890 x2208

Ciera Ford

Assistant Director of Admissions 

903-730-4890 x2203

Audrey Sanchez 

Admissions Counselor / Data Entry Specialist

903-730-4890 x2215

Alvaro Torres

Admissions Counselor / Athletic Liaison

903-730-4890 x2136

Arthur Ward

Admissions Counselor

903-730-4890 x2209


Jarvis Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500, or visit www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian University. To view PDFs, you may download Adobe Reader here.