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Undergraduate Admission Process

Apply to BJU

You can apply as soon as you finish your junior year of high school.

Be prepared to spend about 60 minutes on the application. Your application is saved after each page is submitted. If you have any questions, contact an admission counselor and return to your saved application later.


During the application, you will be asked to identify 3 sources for recommendations.

Former Students

Application Deadlines

To avoid a $50 late fee, please submit your application before the deadline for the semester you’re enrolling in:

Semester Deadline
2015-2016 Spring January 6, 2016
2016-2017 Fall August 19, 2016

International Students


2-4 weeks

Once BJU receives and reviews your online application, you’ll receive a phone call from your admission counselor and an email directing you to your online application status. This status will provide you with the next steps to complete your admission process.

Documentation should be sent to the Office of Admission:

Office of Admission
Bob Jones University
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29614

International Students

Former Students


2-4 weeks

Average Processing Time

On average, an application is processed in 2-4 weeks. Processing of an international student application may take 6 weeks.

How long do I have to provide the necessary information?

Status checks are made on each student’s application file until the necessary documentation reaches BJU; you will receive periodic reminders and a maximum of 9 weeks to supply the documentation BJU requests to process your application.


1-2 weeks

How long does the decision process take?

When your application and documentation have been received, they will be submitted to the Admission Committee for its decision. The decision in many cases takes just 1 week. This decision may take 6 weeks for an international student. You will be notified in writing of the Committee’s decision.

After Admittance

A nonrefundable reservation deposit of $250 should be paid by May 1 to confirm your reservation. Upon enrollment, the $250 will be applied toward the first month’s tuition and fees.

Former Students

International Students

After Confirming My Reservation

Once you confirm your reservation, we will send information detailing final plans that you will need to make within 2-6 months of the start of the semester. While you’re working on these final plans, check out our tips for admitted students.

Former Students

International Students

Summer Orientation

Make your plans to attend Summer Orientation, a 2-day event designed to introduce you and your parents to life at BJU and help your transition into college life.

Immunization Form

Complete our immunization form:

  • Have your doctor fill out his/her part of the form

Former students, if you have been away from BJU 4 semesters or more, you need complete the form again.