Associate of Arts Degree:


The following is a list of requirements for admission to the Associate of Arts degree program. Any person desiring to enter the Associate of Arts (AA) program must submit the following documents:

A completed application for admission specifying a desire to enter the Associate of Arts degree program

A high school diploma, transcript, or equivalent (GED)

Score report from ACT

Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended

Three completed recommendations (forms included in admissions packet) mailed by the persons recommending the applicant.

A two (2) page essay citing the applicants experience of conversion and calling to Christian service, educational background, motivation for enrollment, and future professional goals

Bachelor of Arts Degree:


A completed application for admission specifying a desire to enter the Bachelor of Art degree program

A high school diploma, transcript, or equivalent (GED)

Score report from ACT if not already on file in the Admissions Office

Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended

Three completed recommendations (forms included in admissions packet) mailed by the persons recommending the applicant.

A two (2) page essay citing the applicants experience of conversion and calling to Christian service, educational background, motivation for enrollment, and future professional goals

  Bachelor of Theology Degree:

A completed application for admission specifying a desire to enter the Bachelor of Theology degree program

A high school diploma, transcript, or equivalent (GED)

Score report from ACT if not already on file in the Admissions Office

Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended

Diploma or transcripts showing the successful completion of the Bachelor’s degree (BA or equivalent) at an accredited college or university (for non Simmons College of Kentucky graduates).

Three completed recommendations (forms included in admissions packet) mailed by the persons recommending the applicant.

A five (5) page essay citing the applicants experience of conversion and calling to Christian  service, educational background, motivation for enrollment, and future professional goals


NOTE: Any exception to the above stated admission policies must be approved by a majority vote of the Faculty Senate. A formal request for an exception must be made in writing and presented to the Admissions Office.


Admissions Policy


Simmons College of Kentucky accepts applications from men and women who meet the academic requirements necessary for success as a student and the spiritual and character requirements necessary for service in the cause of Christ. Any student admitted to the college is entitled to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at the college. Simmons College of Kentucky does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age or sex in the administration of its educational policies or other school administered programs.


General Admission Requirements


Students applying for admission to Simmons College of Kentucky with the intent of pursuing a certificate or degree must meet the following qualifications:


Clear and convincing testimony of repentance from sin and faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

Proven Christian character as affirmed in not less than two letters of recommendation from persons not related to the candidate.

Demonstration of gifts that are suitable for Christian service.

  Students applying for special status without the intention of completing a diploma or degree must be willing to live by the code of conduct of the college and participate in its ministry service program while enrolled.


Plan Specific Admission Requirements

Certificate:


This non-degree program is designed for the student who either desires a shorter program of study or does not have a high school diploma or its equivalent, the General Educational Development Certificate (GED). Any person wishing to enter the Certificate program must secure an application packet from the admissions office. The applicant must indicate his/ her desire to enter the Certificate program. Upon completion, the necessary forms should be forwarded to the admissions office of the college. Applicants will be notified of the status of their request for admissions as soon as possible.


Persons enrolled in the Certificate program may transfer to a degree program if at some time in the future they obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED). Students wishing to transfer to a degree program must submit the additional documents required for that particular degree program. Any course taken by a student enrolled in the Certificate program is transferable if the student achieved a grade of “C” or better in the course.


Readmission Policy


Up to 24 months after withdrawing from school on a medical leave, a person may apply for readmission through the Admissions Office. An application for readmission may be obtained from the Admissions office. After 24 months, a person must apply for readmission through the Admission’s Office. Application forms may be obtained from the Admissions Office.


Transfer Students


Any student desiring to transfer college credits from another college or university to Simmons College of Kentucky must submit an official transcript of all work at the previously attended institution. Only course work of “C” or better will be considered for transfer. Any student admitted having transferred credit from some other institution of higher education must complete at least forty-five (45) hours of course work at Simmons College of Kentukcy in order to be eligible for a degree. In addition twenty-one (21) of the last thirty (30) hours of study must be done at Simmons College of Kentucky. Only course work comparable to courses offered at Simmons College of Kentucky in the Associate, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Theology programs will be considered for transfer.