Admissions Standards

Oak Hills Christian College selects candidates on the basis of educational preparation, intellectual capacity and motivation. Candidates should show evidence that they are academically prepared to study in programs they select; and that they possess the interest and motivation to pursue studies at OHCC. Admission is based on the probability for successful study in the chosen OHCC program. The potential for success is determined by grade point average (GPA), degrees, diplomas, ACT or SAT scores and/or prerequisites.

Faith in Jesus Christ: Oak Hills Christian College students are required to have faith in Jesus Christ and a desire to live a lifestyle that is honoring to God.

Regular Admissions Requirements

To qualify for undergraduate admission online, off-site or on campus, candidates must meet the following requirements:

First Time Freshman

First Time Freshman status is defined as having fewer than 12 transferrable college credits.

  1. Have graduated from a recognized secondary school, or
  2. Have passed the test of general education development (GED), or
  3. Have graduated from a recognized home school

and

  1. ACT composite score of 18 or SAT composite score of 860, and*
  2. Have a minimum secondary school GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)*

Applicants 2 calendar years removed from their intended or actual high school graduation date do not need to supply ACT/SAT scores

Transfer Students

Transfer students are defined as having 12 or more transferrable college credits (not to include PSEO credits)

  1. College GPA of 2.0 or higher from a recognized post-secondary school
  2. 12 or more transferrable credits from a recognized post-secondary institution

Admissions Committee Review

*If you are a first time freshman or a transfer student that has a GPA below 2.00 or a composite ACT score below 18 (below 860 SAT), you can still be admitted to Oak Hills Christian College through our Admissions Committee Review Process.

The Admissions Committee will review your file and decide upon admission in to OHCC based upon your potential for success at OHCC. The Admission Committee will need additional information in order to properly ascertain your ability to succeed at OHCC.

If you do not know if you are eligible for Regular Admission or Admission Committee Review, please contact the admissions office.

OHCC Admissions Office, 1600 Oak Hills Road SW, Bemidji, MN 56601  local: 218-751-8670, ext. 1285,  toll-free: 866-307-OHCC  admissions@oakhills.edu
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