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Admissions

Our Admissions and Academic Advising staff members are equipped to take you through many first steps in the Admission process. We will be here to answer your questions about applying for admission to Amridge, completing admissions requirements, selecting a program that fits your career goals and helping you choose the right courses once you are enrolled.

Steps to Apply

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To be come a student at Amridge University, complete the following requirements. If you need help with these steps or if you have questions, please call us and we will walk you through the application process.

Step 1  – Fill out a Request for Information, and we will contact you to answer all your questions.   Our academic advisor and admissions staff can save valuable time by providing clear answers, detailing steps, and requesting transcripts on your behalf.

Step 2  – If you are new to Amridge and have considered applying for Admission at our University, you will first need to create a profile.

After completing this process, you will be taken to the main Amridge Portal page. You will receive an email from Amridge University containing information you will need to login to the main MyAmridge Log In page.

Step 3  – Apply for Admission. Now that you have created your profile and reaceived your email, you are ready to apply, You will be charged a $50 application fee that covers transcript request fees, evaluation services, and other administrative costs. Look for fee waivers we may be offering on the request for information page.

Step 4 – It is the applicants responsibility to request official transcripts from prior high school and college attendance. Amridge University will help new and transferring students obtain their official transcripts.

In order to begin this process, applicants needing help obtaining their transcript should sign and return the Transcript Release form. Submit signed forms to admissions@amridgeuniversity.edu. You can also fax or text a picture of your release form to 334.387.7991. Once this is received, our Admissions staff will request your official transcripts on your behalf.

Step 5 – Registration for classes can be completed as soon as step 3 is completed. We suggest that students complete step 4, but it is not a requirement. By registering for classes, the student takes on the responsiblity of course selection for their chosen degree program. Students should seek Academic advising support when selecting their classes. Contact an advisor at 1.888.790.8080 Ext. 2.

Admissions Policy & Requirements

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Requirements for All Programs:

  • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Sufficient computer skills to use the basic typing, editing, and printing functions of a word-processing package
  • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
  • Minimum GPA as defined by your program. View GPA requirements in the Academic Catalog

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s and Bachelor’s students must submit proof of a high school diploma, first-time freshman are required to submit an ACT or SAT score. Transfer students with prior attendance at a college or University are not required to provide a standardized test.
  • Master’s students must submit an official transcript showing an earned four-year Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from a regionally or selected nationally accredited institution.
  • Doctoral students must submit an official transcript showing an earned Graduate degree from a regionally or selected nationally accredited institution, a writing sample (e.g. Career Monograph, Published Journal Article, Term paper from master’s degree or doctoral dissertation or other applicable writing sample) and be available for a phone interview.

Note: Students seeking a Masters or Doctoral program are not required to submit a score for the GRE or GMAT.

Program Degree Change

Current students changing from one degree program to another will be subject to the requirements of the new program for which they are seeking application. A Program Degree Change application must be filled out online for the application to be accepted and changed by the University.   The student will be charged a $50 non – refundable application fee. If a student has two consecutive semesters of F’s, the student will not be allowed to change to another degree program. Additionally, students who do not meet the qualitative and quantitative standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) who are on a Financial Aid plan will not be allowed to change their degree program. Speak to your academic advisor if you have questions regarding the degree change process.

Re-Admission

Students who stop out for more than three (3) semesters will be required to apply for re-entry into a new or prior program. It is important that students who seek to finish their degree with Amridge University stay enrolled concurrently in their program. If you fall within this situation, you will need to apply for re-entry. Students will be required to fill out a Re-Admission Application and pay a $50 non – refundable fee. Re-Apply here. If you have forgot your password, select reset password and enter the email address you provide the institution when you applied.

Additionally, transfer credit will be re-evaluated based on the institutional parameters in place at the point of re-entry. Speak to your academic advisor if you have questions regarding the Re-Admission process.

At Amridge University we understand the importance of knowing how much of the academic credit you previously earned will transfer when considering your enrollment options. As a result, we allow prospective students to request an unofficial evaluation of previously earned academic credit before their enrollment.

Request an Unofficial Evaluation: To ask for an unofficial assessment, send copies of your transcripts to our Academic Advisors at enrollment@amridgeuniversity.edu or fax 334.387.3878. Be sure to include your phone number, email address, and the degree program you are most interested in pursuing at Amridge, and an advisor will contact you within approximately three business days. Note: Your evaluation is strictly unofficial until you have completed an Application for Admission and submitted all required official documents for full admission. Once fully admitted, your Official Academic Plan will be available online on the Amridge University Self Service Portal.

Attention Preaching School Graduates: Amridge University is proud to announce its articulation agreements with the following schools of preaching:

  • Memphis School of Preaching
  • Southeast Institute of Biblical Studies
  • Florida School of Preaching
  • Bear Valley Bible Institute
  • Southwest School of Biblical Studies
  • Sunset International Bible Institute

Undergraduate Transfer Policies: Academic credit earned at other regionally or select nationally accredited institutions may be considered for transfer to Amridge University. When considering the acceptance of credit awarded by another institution, courses are evaluated on a case-by-case basis based upon their level, content, quality, comparability, and degree program relevance. Students transferring into a bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 40 semester hours at Amridge, and students transferring into an associate’s degree must complete a minimum 20 semester hours at Amridge. Students transferring less than 64 semester hours may be required to take specified courses to enhance basic skills, and only junior or senior level courses will substitute for core courses.

Courses Generally NOT Accepted for Transfer:

  • Remedial/Developmental Course
  • Physical Education/Performance-Type Courses (e.g. chorus, weight lifting, etc)
  • Vocational/Technical Courses (e.g. welding, automobile repair, etc)

The College-Level Examination Program ® (CLEP) provides you, the student, with a unique, flexible way to earn credit toward an undergraduate degree using the knowledge you have already acquired. One CLEP exam could help you earn up to 12 college credits toward your associate or bachelor degree. Read more about CLEP exams online at http://clep.collegeboard.org/. Note: Credit may be applied to general education requirements or elective requirements, only. Students are strongly encouraged to discuss CLEP options with an academic advisor before scheduling CLEP exams.

Other Nontraditional Credit: Credit may be awarded for national testing programs such as Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Subject Standardized Testing Program (DSST), and Excelsior College Examinations (formerly ACT/PEP).

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)

Your CGPA from other institutions is considered for admission, however, once enrolled only the courses taken at Amridge University are used in the calculation of your CGPA.

Student Classifications:

Freshman 0 – 32
Sophomore 33 – 64
Junior 65 – 96
Senior 97 – 128

Amridge University has established academic credit transfer policies by accreditation standards and the Transfer of Academic Credit Position Statement of the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges. As such, the University may consider several factors in the determination of transfer credit acceptance that include, but not limited to, level, content, quality, comparability, and degree program relevance. Read our policies concerning admissions and the transfer and awarding of academic credit in Section 3 – Admissions of the Amridge University Academic Catalog.

Meet Our Staff

Brooks Housley Amridge University
Brooks Housley, Enrollment and Admission Coordinator
Kristy Cantrell Amridge University
Kristy Cantrell, Admissions
Dawn Shaw
Dawn Shaw, Admissions