Office of Admissions

Wherever God calls you, you can take your first steps here.

(817) 921-8500 | | Monday – Friday | 8:00am – 5:00pm

All Christians are called to pursue the Great Commission, and that includes you. Whatever theological education it takes, we’ll help you find it. Whatever intellectual foundation you need, we’ll help you build it. And wherever God calls, we’ll help you get there.

Whether you’re headed to ministry, the marketplace, or anywhere in between, we will help you find your calling.

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How to Apply

Below is a step-by-step of how you complete the process of becoming a student at Texas Baptist College.

Start your application here.

As part of the application, please include your pastor as a church endorsement recommender. Once you submit your application, a recommendation form will be emailed to your recommender for them to submit.

Official transcripts must be mailed or emailed by the academic institution to our Admissions Office. The quickest way for us to receive official transcripts is electronically through email. Our address is: 

Southwestern Seminary
Attn: Admissions
2001 W Seminary Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76122

Once you have submitted the application, you will receive an email from a 3rd party company, with instructions on how to initiate your background check.

Per Texas state law, all TBC students under the age of 22 must provide proof of a meningitis vaccine that is no more than 5 years old from the time the semester will start. 

Additional steps for international students can be found here.

Once all application requirements have been submitted, your application will enter the review process. We cannot supply an exact time frame for review, but we can assure you that our office works diligently to provide a decision as soon as possible.

Following acceptance, the Office of Admissions will assist you in registering for classes.

Following acceptance, you can apply for financial aid here.

Following acceptance, you can apply for on-campus housing here.

Live Faculty Chats

Tune in to hear lectures from Southwestern Seminary and Texas Baptist College faculty, and then stick around afterward for live Q&A.

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