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Enrollment Requirements

  • Mid-Atlantic Christian University seeks to admit candidates to the University who exhibit the potential for success in their desired course of study and desire an education from a Christian worldview.People in a library
  • Successful completion of high school or an equivalent such as General Education Development (GED). The GED must show a composite score of 165.
  • Standing in the top half of graduating class or cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • An SAT or ACT is NOT required for admission if the applicant's cumlative GPA is 2.5 or higher; or they are 23 years of age or older; or they have a GED; or they have a culmlative college GPA of 2.0 and 12 semester hours of transferable work.
  • Minimum combined SAT composite score is 940; an ACT composite score of 18. Applicants who submit SAT / ACT scores will have significantly more access to MACU funded scholarships. 
  • Student candidates who deeply desire an education from a Christian world view; yet who may not meet all of the criteria as outlined above may be admitted to the University in a provisional status and are encouraged to apply. 

Enrollment Process

  • Acceptable application form
  • $30.00 application fee
  • Completed applicant essay
  • Completed character reference form
  • Official high school transcript, home school transcript, or GED (must show grades, GPA and rank-in-class at time of application)
  • SAT-I school code #5597 or ACT school code #3153 test scores
  • FAFSA: MACU school code # 014101
  • Official transcripts for any college level work


Recent media coverage of criminal and unethical practices directed at securing students’ enrollment in some of the most selective colleges and universities across North America is discouraging and disheartening.  Mid-Atlantic Christian University seeks to operate above reproach, assisting families and students in obtaining an education of the highest quality at an affordable cost.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University operates its admission functions at the highest level of integrity while attempting to meet the needs of all qualified students desiring to continue their educational journey at our institution. As a private Christian university, we are committed to serving all students with a commitment to fairness and excellence.