We’re happy that you’re applying to Faith Bible College International!


You can submit your application online or by mail.

To begin your application by mail, download the application.

To apply online, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
Please remember to have your pastor, educator/employer, and a close Christian friend complete and mail your reference forms to Faith BCI.
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Faith Bible College International requires all applicants to meet certain basic requirements for admission. Applicants must:

  • be age 17 or older
  • be a born-again Christian
  • have references that demonstrate Christian character
  • be of reasonably sound health
  • have completed High School or the equivalent

Fall Enrollment closes on August 1st. Formal exceptions may be made by the Director of Enrollment.


One may choose to apply online or download the application form at Faith BCI requires the following application materials to be submitted to consider the applicant for admission:

  • Your completed general application form
  • A current photo of the applicant
  • Completed reference forms from the applicant’s pastor, educator/employer, and Christian friend
  • A copy of the applicant’s high school transcript
  • A copy of the applicant’s ACT/SAT scores (if unavailable, it is recommended that the applicant take the Classic Learning Test (CLT) at
  • A $35application fee

Faith BCI’s Acceptance Committee reviews all admission applications for acceptance. Once an application is accepted, the applicant will be notified by mail and/or email concerning acceptance.


International students must complete the general admissions procedure as shown above. Additionally, international students must provide TOEFL scores as a part of their application.

Once they receive their formal notice of acceptance into Faith Bible College International, they will begin the student visa application process.

Faith Bible College International will issue the accepted applicant an I-20. This document proves the applicant has been accepted to Faith Bible College International. It is necessary for the applicant to take this document to his/her visa interview.

The student must provide the following for the I-20 paperwork:

  • Copy of passport
  • Completed I-20 Information Form
  • Letter of Sponsorship
  • $120 processing fee

Once the international accepted applicant receives the I-20, the applicant will need to pay the I-901 SEVIS Fee and book a student visa interview with his/her local embassy. The embassy’s government official holds the final decision to approve or deny the request for a student visa.


Former students who desire to complete their education at the college may do so by forwarding the application fee with a letter of intent, along with a pastoral recommendation.

Any former student who desires to enroll after a two-year separation must follow the new-applicant procedure.


Students who have studied at other learning institutions and desire credit for such work at Faith must submit official transcripts along with a current catalog from that institution.

Transferred credit in Theology, Biblical Studies, Humanities, and other related subjects from other colleges may be used to fulfill some of the requirements for the student’s program of choice.

Transferred credits must be comparable subjects to those required and offered by Faith BCI. Transfer students must complete a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours through Faith BCI to earn their degree of choice from Faith BCI.

Please remember your application will not begin the approval process until Faith BCI receives your $35 application fee. You can pay your application fee here, or mail it to Faith Bible College International, 29 Main Road, Charleston, ME 04422.





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    • Please list any honors, awards, and/or recognitions you received during high school and indicate the grade/year in which they were received.

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    • I certify that my answers to all questions in the application process are complete and accurate. I grant permission for a background check to be conducted, specifically concerning the areas of violent crime and sex offenders, if deemed necessary by the application review committee. If accepted, I agree to consider myself under the authority of the administration of Faith Bible College International, and agree to submit any further documentation required by the college, as such, but not limited to, medical or psychological examination certificates, and immunization records.