Applicants submit the following items before an acceptance decision is made:

  1. Application for Admissions (including essays): The application is available online free of charge. Apply Now!
  2. Recommendations:
    • Spiritual Life Recommendation: Must be completed by a pastor, youth pastor, or church leader who has known the applicant for more than one year and is familiar with the applicant’s spiritual walk. Cannot be completed by a family member. Click here for an online and printable version of the form.
    • Academic Recommendation: If high school GPA, college GPA, SAT and or ACT scores do not meet SDCC’s admission requirements an Academic Recommendation may be requested. Must be completed by a teacher or guidance counselor who is not a relative and who has known the applicant for more than one year. Click here for an online and printable version of the form.
  3. Official Transcripts from high school and all previous post-secondary education. Transcripts are official only when sent by an institution in a sealed envelope directly to:

    The Office of Admissions
    San Diego Christian College
    200 Riverview Parkway
    Santee, California, 92071
    • High School GPA Requirement: 2.75
    • College GPA Requirement: 2.5
  4. Standardized Test Scores: One or both of these tests should be taken in your junior or senior year of high school. Our college code for ACT is 0211 and our college code for SAT is4150. For more information, contact your guidance counselor or visit their websites at:www.act.org & www.collegeboard.com.
    • ACT: 19
    • SAT: 1350

NOTE: Transfer students who have completed 15 or more transferable credit hours will be examined on a case-by-case basis and may be exempt from these tests. See Policy for Transfer Students.