Admission Standards

Following are the general standards for admission to New Hope Christian College. If you have any questions, you may call the Admissions Office at 541-485-1780.


  • Students seeking admission to New Hope Christian College should apply as early as possible.
  • Fall semester applications must be received and fully complete no later than August 17th.
  • Spring semester applications must be received no later than December 15th.
  • Applicants must give evidence of having received Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord both by profession of faith and by approved Christian character.
  • Students must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.75 or higher or a satisfactory score in the General Education Development Test for admission to regular, full-time status.
  • Transfer students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Courses showing less than C- are nontransferable.
  • International students are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and submit a score of at least 500.
  • SAT and/or ACT scores are not required for admission to New Hope, but students are encouraged to take at least one of those tests and submit scores.
  • Home schooled students must submit a transcript of course work showing the satisfactory completion of courses required for graduation within the student's home state.