Your Journey Begins Here


Dallas Christian College offers a unique experience, combining scholastic excellence with core Christian values. DCC is an institution that will challenge you academically, encourage you spiritually, and promote Christ-like leadership skills that will prepare you to live a life of real influence.

Acceptance criteria are based on a student’s academic history and character evaluation. We seek to enroll students who have a background of scholastic ability and spiritual mindedness.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited scholarships and housing high school students are encouraged to complete the application process as soon as possible.

IS DCC RIGHT FOR YOU?


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ACADEMICS

DCC is committed to provide an academically rigorous education that is built upon a Christian worldview.

COMMUNITY

We seek to foster a healthy community of faculty, staff, and student relationships that best care for and encourage our school body.
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SERVICE

DCC seeks to enroll students who have a desire to transform the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION


HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS

STEP ONE


ADMISSION

Applicants to the traditional undergraduate program must have graduated from an accredited secondary institution or satisfactorily completed the General Education Development (GED) examination. Students educated at home are encouraged to apply and are subject to the same requirements.

Applicants who do not meet some of the admissions criteria are encouraged to continue with the admissions process.

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APPLICATION

A fully completed DCC Application for Admissions
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APPLICATION FEE

A non-refundable $30 application fee
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TRANSCRIPT

Send in your high school transcript along with any AP, IB, or dual credit transcripts.
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SCORES

Official scores of either the ACT or SAT (waived for applicants age 25+)
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SPIRITUAL LIFE REFERENCE

Have your pastor, coach, or other mentor fill out the Spiritual Life Reference form online

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SHORT ESSAY

Write a 250 – 400 word essay based on the Essay Prompt.
Once an applicant submits all final official high school transcripts reflecting graduation status, the applicant is eligible for unconditional acceptance. Prior to this conditional admission is offered.

STEP TWO


SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

 

Learn more about our financial services here

FAFSA

Use the DCC Code (006941) to complete your application at fafsa.ed.gov. | See Details
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FINANCIAL ESTIMATE

Once scholarships are determined and we have received the FAFSA, a financial estimate is created.

COMPLETE ENTRANCE COUNSELING

Go to studentloans.gov to complete counseling for entrance using your FSA ID.

SIGN YOUR MPN

Go to studentloans.gov to sign your “Master Promissory Note.”
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CHECK CRUSADER E-MAIL

Check your “Crusader E-Mail” for any status updates of your financial aid process.

STEP THREE


HOUSING

APPLICATION

A fully completed Housing Application
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DEPOSIT

Pay the refundable deposit of $150 | Pay Now

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I apply?
  1. It’s really easy! Just go to: https://www.dallas.edu/apply/

You’ll need to fill out the online application and also turn in the following:

  • Short Essay – Personal Testimony (instructions in the application)
  • Spiritual Life Reference (instructions in the application)
  • Send in your High School Transcript
  • Send in your ACT or SAT Test Scores
  • Pay the $30 Application Fee

For more information on the admissions process, go to: https://www.dallas.edu/admissions/freshman/

What are your admission requirements?

When making an admissions decision, we look at the application holistically. If you don’t meet one of our standards, we still encourage you to apply! Take a look at our minimum standards below:

  • High School GPA of 2.5
  • SAT Score of 980 or above or ACT score of 19 or above
  • Interested in a Christian Campus environment
How can I (and my family) afford going to Dallas Christian College?
College is more affordable than you think. We scholarship all first-time DCC students.  You won’t be admitted without a scholarship coming your way! We provide institutional aid and federal aid to make your college dream a reality.  Your admissions representative, along with our financial aid and student accounts staff, will walk you through what the cost will be for you to attend DCC prior to you beginning classes.  For more information, check out: https://www.dallas.edu/financial-services/
Do you accept Dual-Credit classes that I took in high school?
Yes! We’ll accept most transfer credits with a grade of C or higher for dual-enrollment courses. Just send in your dual-credit transcripts and your Admissions Counselor will be in touch!
Can I live on-campus?
In fact, we require all of our full-time traditional students (under the age of 21) to live on-campus if they don’t have family in the area to live with.  Our on-campus students live in either Newland Hall (guy’s dorm) or Winslow Hall (girl’s dorm).  All dorm rooms are a suite-style and you have free cable television (you provide the television!).  If you’re over 21, you can choose to live off campus or on.
What's student life like on DCC's campus?

There’ a variety of opportunities to get involved in student life activities while a student. Whether it’s attending a sporting event, being a part of student government, being involved with ministry teams, or showing up to a student hang out (like a super bowl party or a scavenger hunt through The Galleria Mall), there’s always something to do while a student at DCC.  It’s up to you to get involved! Check out our Student life page for more info!

https://www.dallas.edu/community/

What makes Dallas Christian College different from other colleges?

You can go to any college and graduate with a degree in the field of your choice. Any college can prepare you for your profession.  Where DCC is unique is that we will prepare you for both your LIFE and your PROFESSION.  Through our small faculty to student ratios, our intentional mentoring program, our intentional Christian culture that’s on-campus and in the classrooms, and our close-knit community, you will be challenged to grow both as a student and as a person while attending DCC.  To find out more, come take a visit and see why DCC is different!

https://www.dallas.edu/visit/

How can I get involved with a church ministry while being at student at DCC?
DCC is well-connected with many Christian churches in the DFW metro area. Whether big or small, we have the ability to get you plugged in.  All you have to do is ASK!  When you get on-campus, connect with Student Development to find out about opportunities to serve.
I'm interested in playing on an athletic team. How do I contact the coach?

We love our athletic programs at DCC! To get connected with a coach, just fill out the following form that’s at the bottom of the page and a coach will be in touch with you shortly:

https://www.dallas.edu/athletics/ 

I'm accepted!...now what do I do?
First, congratulations on your acceptance! You’re one step closer to starting college at Dallas Christian College. You’re next step is to get in touch with your admissions representative to get lined up for a Registration Appointment!  Don’t wait.  Get Registered today!

Still Have Questions?


Get a a quick answer from our admissions team at admissions@dallas.edu.

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The Details


GPA
Minimum 2.5 overall high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
SAT | ACT
The criteria for admission is 980 on the SAT (math & reading sections) or 19 ACT composite.
CREDITS
The following high school academic units are recommended for freshman admissions consideration: English – 4 credits Foreign Language – 2 credits History/Social Studies – 3 credits Mathematics – 3 credits Science – 2 credits

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