Academic Integrity


It is the desire of SFBC to create an environment of scholarly inquiry within the bounds of integrity.  Christian witness demands scholars present their research in truth and originality. Consequently, SFBC’s administration and faculty take very seriously the issue of academic integrity. Academic integrity includes a wide range of activities such as writing, testing, etc.  The integrity of a student’s work is violated when he/she has been involved in one or more of the following acts: 1.   Cheating Because of SFBC’s commitment to truth and moral behavior, any form of cheating will not be tolerated.  A student who is suspected of [...]

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Grading System


South Florida Bible College & Theological Seminary employs letter grades based on a four-point grading system, scaled as follows: Letter Grades Numeric Scores A 93-100 A- 90-92 B+ 87-89 B 83-86 B- 80-82 C+ 77-79 C 73-76 C- 70-72 D+ 67-69 D 63-66 D- 60-62 F 0-59 The Registrar reports grades in writing to the students after each quarter.  All work submitted to SFBC for a final grade becomes the property of the college or seminary.

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On Campus Only Students Attendance (“Commuter”) only – Attendance will be taken at all class sessions.  A substantial portion of student grades is participation in class discussion.  South Florida Bible College believes class interaction is necessary to enrich student education.  Prompt and consistent attendance is expected for all students enrolled at South Florida Bible College.  Chapel attendance is mandatory.  On chapel nights, attendance will be taken by the students’ teachers as part of the students’ grades. Unexcused Absence – When a student has four (4) unexcused absences from any one course, it will result in automatic withdrawal from that course, which may result in failure [...]




In order to evaluate your credits, we must have official transcripts from every college or university you have attended. Please complete the Transcript Request Form and send it to your current or previous school(s). Transcripts must be sent directly from the school(s) to SFBC in order to be considered official.


The President’s Award


This award is given annually to outstanding graduates.  The selection is made by the president and faculty based on the student’s total academic experience.

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All students are eligible to attend graduation ceremonies and receive the earned degrees. The following must be met to fulfill graduation requirements: Successful program completion (2.0 or higher). A passing average on all written assignments, examinations, and research. Completion of Christian service criteria. Payment of all fees. Students may also be eligible to graduate “with honors.”  A GPA of 3.75 or higher constitutes “with honors.”


Refund Policy


If the student chooses to make monthly tuition payments, they must complete payments for the entire semester prior to subsequent registrations being accepted.  Should the student either drop a course(s) or withdraw from all courses they are required to notify the Registrar’s office by using the appropriate form and submitting that form to the aforementioned office. Should the student be terminated or the registration is canceled for any reason, all refunds will be made according to the following refund schedule: Cancellation after the third (3rd) business day, but before the first day of class, will result in a refund of all [...]

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Cancellation and Refund Policy


This enrollment agreement may be canceled within five calendar days after the date of signing provided that the school is notified of the cancellation in writing.  If such cancellation is made, the school will promptly refund in full all tuition and fees paid pursuant to the enrollment agreement and the refund shall be made no later than thirty days after cancellation.  This provision shall not apply if the student has already started academic classes.

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SFBC takes student withdrawals seriously. Students considering such actions should seek counsel from their advisors, and especially from God through prayer.  Most adverse circumstances can be resolved.  Students electing to withdraw must do so in writing. Contact the Registrar’s Office to withdraw.


Reinstatement Policy


A student who has been officially dismissed for any reason from South Florida Bible College & Theological Seminary will have two weeks to apply for reinstatement.  The student’s entire school record will be reviewed and a personal interview with the Provost is required for reinstatement.  A reinstatement fee may apply.

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