Step 1

Create an Account

Applicants must create an admissions portal account through Blackbaud. This online platform will help you navigate the admissions process and track your application progress. Click the "Admissions Portal" link above to get started!

Step 2

Application Form

Once an account has been created, applicants may login to the admissions portal to complete the online application and next steps. An Application & Reservation fee of $180 is required and payable by debit or credit card.

Step 3

Pastor's Recommendation

Applicants must request a Pastor's Recommendation via the online portal to be sent to their pastor.

Step 4

Character References

Applicants must have 2 character reference forms on file. This is in addition to the pastor's recommendation from Step 3. Character reference forms can be sent via the online portal and these forms should be submitted by persons with whom you are well acquainted with.

Step 5


Applicants must have their official high school transcripts sent to the Admissions Office.

  • The high school from which the applicant graduated must complete an official transcript. This transcript must show the date of graduation, if applicable.
  • If you have completed the GED, the official scores must be sent directly to the Admissions Office.
  • The applicant completing his final semester of high school must request his official transcript be sent after the final grades are recorded.
Step 6


Plan a time to take the ACT or SAT.

  • Information on times and locations for the ACT can be found online here.  Our college code number for the ACT is 1190.
  • Information on times and locations for the SAT can be found online here.  Our college code number for the SAT is 5764.
Step 7

You're almost done!

Once the above steps have been completed, we will be in touch regarding acceptance and other details.  In the meantime, if you have questions, feel free to send us a quick email or give us a call (1-800-SEE-FHBC).  We are excited about the opportunities available at Fairhaven Baptist College, and we look forward to you joining our wonderful student body!