International Students

Thank you so much for your interest in Grace Bible College! We trust you will find our personal community to be a home away from home while you pursue your academic studies and grow in your relationship with Christ.

Before applying, please read over the following information:

Grace Bible College does not currently offer any international scholarships. Before registering for classes, international students must submit GBC’s Statement of Financial Proof and an original financial document dated within the last 6 months showing the capacity to pay the full tuition price before beginning.


Application Process

Step 1: Submit the International Application
Step 2: Submit the following supporting documents:

  • Copy of Proof of Citizenship (passport, ID, etc).
  • Official High School Transcript (must be translated in English and evaluated course-by-course) . Evaluations and translations can be done at either website: or
  • Official College Transcripts (if applicable)
  • English Test Score (ACT, SAT, TOEFL)  ** If English is not your country’s primary language, we require TOEFL test scores. TOEFL Code for Grace Bible College: 1265; Minimum required scores: 80 for the internet test and 550 for the written test
  • Recommendation Letter from a Pastor or Christian Leader
  • Recommendation Letter from an Educator or Teacher
  • Statement of Financial Proof Form

Step 3: Once accepted, secure housing and class registration by submitting a $100 deposit.

Step 4: Certificate of Eligibility: Once your deposits have been processed, the International Student Advisor will send you your Certificate of Eligibility (I-20 Form).

Step 5: Pay the $100 SEVIS fee.

Step 6: Sign your I-20 form and set up an appointment to apply for your student visa at your country’s consulate office.

    • Please bring the following to the consulate:
      • A valid passport
      • Proof of sufficient finances
      • Proof of English proficiency

Step 7: Upon receiving your student visa, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office to inform us. At that time we will register you for your semester classes.

After we receive all the needed application pieces, you should hear from the acceptance committee within two weeks. Feel free to contact your enrollment specialist at any point to check on your application’s status.

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