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International Student

Bob Jones University welcomes and encourages ethnic diversity and cultural awareness that international students bring to the student body. Currently, more than 40 countries are represented by students who bring a unique perspective and testimony of God’s work in their homelands.

What is my admission process?

As an international student, you’ll want to begin your process early. We have provided you admission information in addition to the undergraduate admission process and graduate admission process.

International Former Students

Transfer International Students

Our International Student Guide will explain cultural adjustment and U.S. Immigration policies which will help you to stay in status as an international student in the U.S.

Visa Status

In the application:

  • If you are in the U.S. now and have a visa status, choose the correct one from the drop-down box.
  • If you are not currently in the U.S., you should leave the visa status question blank.

International Student Reservation Deposit

The reservation deposit for international students is $250 and is applied to your first month’s tuition and fees

The reservation deposit is designed to be a commitment deposit and is refundable if you decide not to attend BJU prior to your official notification of admittance. After you are admitted, the deposit cannot be refunded.



Admission Counselor

Kevin Schmidt, our international student admission counselor, can answer your questions.


Application Steps Fall Spring
Apply Prior to March 1 Prior to July 1
Documentation March 1–April 15
(6 weeks)
July 1–Aug. 15
(6 weeks)
Processing April 15–May 30
(6 weeks)
Aug.15–Sept. 30
(6 weeks)
Decision June 1–July 30
(8 weeks)
Oct. 1–Dec. 1
(8 weeks)
  Printable Steps