The purpose of Maranatha Baptist University is to develop leaders for local church ministry and other God honoring vocations, therefore only students with a clear testimony of personal salvation in Jesus Christ may enroll. The Admissions Committee will evaluate the following factors when making an admissions decision to the college:

1. Clear salvation testimony
2. Good Christian character as identified in your essay and character references
3. Faithful attendance at a Bible preaching church
4. A desire to learn in a conservative, God honoring environment
5. High school diploma or GED
6. Evidence of an academic foundation necessary to succeed at an academically rigorous college (High School Transcripts, GPA 2.0 or better, ACT composite 16 or better).

The ACT Code for Maranatha is 4604

Maranatha does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, age, physical disability, ancestry, or national origin. The commitment not to discriminate in the University’s services, education programs, or employment practices extends to all applicants for admissions and employment, as required by Title IX and applicable law. Some programs maintain additional requirements for program acceptance. Where applicable, those standards are clearly stated and published. An application to the main campus in Watertown from a divorced person or one married to a divorced person will not be processed. All concerns relating to discrimination can be directed to: Title IX Coordinator, 745 West Main Street, Watertown, WI 53094 (920-206-2305,