international admissions

We are excited that you are considering Tacoma Baptist Schools for your child. We work closely with prospective students and families throughout the application process to ensure that our school is the right fit for them.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Parents and student understand the  mission and purpose of Tacoma Baptist Schools.
  • The student agrees to live by the principles herein while  enrolled in our school.
  • The student must have some level of English proficiency.
  • The student  either has or plans to obtain his/her F-1 visa.
  • The student must agree to be a part of our homestay program.
  • Parents/guardians must be able to support the school’s mission and vision statements, core beliefs, core values, and the school policies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  • STEP 1 –  APPLICATION  & APPLICATION FEE OF $350 SUBMITTED
Application includes Teacher Letter of Recommendation, this year and last year's report cards (in English), high school transcript (in English), document of Proof of Financial Ability to Pay, and copy of passport.
  • STEP 2 – APPLICATION  REVIEWED & SKYPE INTERVIEW SET UP
    Allow up to 7 business days for processing once all application forms and fee have been received.  Our International Student Program Director will contact you to set up Skype interview.
  • STEP 3 – SCHOOL EXTENDS OFFER OF ADMISSION - STUDENT SUBMITS SUPPLEMENTAL FORMS + TUITION DEPOSIT
    Upon successful completion of the application and Skype interview, the student will receive an offer of admission--a Preliminary Letter of Approval (PLOA)--by email.  If the student accepts the offer of admission,  supplemental forms will be provided and a $5,000 tuition deposit will be due.*
  • STEP 4 – STUDENT RECEIVES LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE + I-20 + PAYS TUITION BALANCE
    Once the student's supplemental forms and tuition deposit are received, Tacoma Baptist Schools will issue the student's I-20 document along with a Final Letter of Acceptance (FLOA).  The student's tuition balance is due by June 30 for Fall semester.  Late applicants pay tuition in full one month prior to arriving at the school.

*Tuition & Fees are non-refundable (unless student VISA is denied)

2019-2020 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION

Click here for more information and an International Student Application
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