Admissions Information


Admission to Pacific Bible College is predicated on the student’s ability to successfully complete one of our four programs as well as showing an exemplary Christian lifestyle. Full acceptance to PBC requires each of the following:

  • Online application completed through our website:
  • High School Transcripts or GED or Equivalent
  • High School GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Standardize Testing Scores  (i.e. SAT, ACT, Smarter Balanced Test) that meet the minimum requirements. Testing is made available through PBC for those who haven’t taken one of the above listed tests. See page 15 of the Catalog-Handbook.
  • 500 word Statement of Purpose
  • Read and agree to Pacific Bible College’s Statement of Faith.

Students are admitted based on their level of college readiness. Applicants who fail to meet the GPA or Standard Test requirement are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to discuss provisional acceptance. For more information see page 16 in the Catalog-Handbook.

For more information see our catalog: PBC Catalog-Handbook 2017-18  Catalog-Handbook 2016-17    Catalog-Handbook 2015-16

Transfer Student Info

Applicants who have previously earned 12 or more credit hours from an accredited institution of higher education or from an unaccredited institution that is authorized to confer degrees by the Office of Oregon Degree Authorization can apply for admission as a transfer student.

Non-High School Graduate Info

Applicants who have not obtained a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent thereof from outside of the United States must submit one of the Standardized Test options listed under the traditional undergrad student criteria. See page 15 of the Catalog-Handbook for further information.

VA Student Info

The Associate of Applied Science in Christian Counseling, Associate of Biblical Studies, and Certificate in Christian Ministries offered by PBC are approved by the Oregon State Approving Agency for the education and training of veterans and other eligible persons. Veterans or dependents of veterans who plan to attend PBC must be formally admitted into either the Associate of Applied Science in Christian Counseling or Certificate in Christian Ministry program. (A student who wishes to receive VA benefits should contact the PBC administration office.)

Pacific Bible College’s Facility Code is: 34000937.

Veterans receiving GI Bill benefits while attending Pacific Bible College are required to submit transcripts from any previous education, or training, for evaluation, and granting of prior credit. Veterans still must adhere to the college’s maximum amount of credits that can be transferred. See page 16-17 of the Catalog-Handbook for more information.

Admissions Procedure


Request for your official high school, GED, and/or college transcripts, along with SAT, ACT or other standardized test scores to be sent directly to PBC.


Submit your online application, 2 references, and the 500-word Statement of Purpose.


Submit the Spiritual Life Recommendation form.


When your application file is complete, PBC will contact you with an admission decision and further information about how to enroll.