Undergraduate Admissions

Prospective Student Services

Visit Us

Campus Tours

Prospective students who would like to visit Scarborough College may call to schedule a campus tour. Scarborough College will provide lodging for two nights, and a full campus tour will be provided along with an opportunity to visit with enrollment specialists and faculty members.

Prospective students will be able to learn first-hand about life on the campus of Scarborough College, as well as life in the Fort Worth/Dallas area.

Scarborough Premieres

For prospective students in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex unable to visit campus, Scarborough College will come to you! Prospective students will meet one of our enrollment representatives at a restaurant near you, where students will be able to ask questions, learn more about Scarborough College, and apply without paying the application fee.

To arrange a visit and learn the specific details of being our guest, please contact:

To schedule a visit or Scarborough Premiere and learn the specific details of being our guest, register online using our tour registration form or please contact:

Office of Admissions
Scarborough College
P.O. Box 22740
Fort Worth TX 76122-0740
Phone: 1-800-SWBTS-01 or 817-923-1921, ext. 2700
E-mail:  admissions@swbts.edu

Admissions Policies and Processes:

How do I apply?

The application process can be completed online.

Who can (or should) attend Scarborough College?

In its admission policies, Scarborough College assumes the student is able to provide testimony of a salvation experience and Christian commitment, proven conduct in accordance with Christian standards set forth in the Bible, active church involvement, and unqualified approval from the church where they are currently members. In addition to these assumptions, certain general credentials must be present in a prospective student’s life for admission to Scarborough College. Some of these credentials include:

  • Commitment to the Christian faith
  • Evidence of a desire to serve the Lord and the church
  • Moral integrity
  • Emotional stability so as to be able to fill leadership responsibilities in church life
  • Potential for responsible Christian ministry
  • Record of solid academic achievement
  • Promise of continued intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Proficiency in English

Who must apply to attend Scarborough College?

Individuals seeking admission into any course of study at Scarborough College must submit an application for admission through the Office of Admissions. All supporting documents that are part of the admissions application must be received before an admission decision will be made. Registration for classes will be possible only after the Admissions Committee has granted approval for admission.

How early must I apply for admission to Scarborough College?

Applications may be received up to 12 months prior to the beginning of the semester you intend to enroll. If you delay enrollment for more than two semesters, you will be asked to complete an updated application before once again being accepted for admission.

Qualified high school students may complete one class per semester as a junior and up to two classes per semester as a senior. Tuition for the first class is waived for high school students.

Who should delay submitting an application to Scarborough College?

Divorced students whose divorce has been finalized for less than one calendar year or who are currently separated are usually not accepted.The Admissions committee may also take theological, ethical, and other issues into consideration for acceptance.

Individuals who have been convicted of a crime, other than a traffic violation or a similar misdemeanor where only a fine was assessed, should wait a minimum of two calendar years after the sentence has been served (including probation) before submitting an application.

What is included in the application for admission?

The basic application for admission to the College includes:

  • Application form which calls for basic demographic information, educational history, family and emergency contact information, and a statement of Christian commitment.
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $35.00.
  • Church recommendation form completed by the church where you are currently a member. Three signatures from three different church leaders are required for the form to be acceptable. The three recommenders cannot be family members or a spouse.If the recommendation covers a period of membership for less than one year, an additional church recommendation from a second church is required by the Admissions Committee. For student fee purposes, denominational affiliation is determined by the church recommendation form submitted with the application.
  • Official transcripts from high school and/or college.
  • Proof of a meningitis vaccination within the last five years is required for applicants who are younger than 22 years of age per Texas state laws.
  • Any additional information requested by the Office of Admissions will be considered a supporting document and must be received before the application will be considered complete.
  • High School Dual Enrollment

    Qualified high school students may complete freshman level college classes during their junior and senior year of high school. Students in their junior year are able to take one class per semester (Fall and Spring), and students in their senior year are able to take two classes per semester (Fall and Spring).

    Regular tuition rates apply for high school dual enrollment classes. Tuition for the first class taken, however, is waived for high school students.

Established 1908 Fort Worth, Texas