Criswell News

Accepted Student

Important Dates

First Day of Classes

  • Fall 2023 – August 21
  • Spring 2023 – January 15

New Student Orientation (NSO) – Required for all new students

  • Fall 2023
    • Undergraduate — August 16
  • Spring 2024
    • Undergraduate — January 11

Financial Aid

  • Fall 2023 – Scholarship Deadline (new students) – July 15
  • Spring 2024 – Scholarship Deadline (new students) – December 15

Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid


  • Once you have applied for your FAFSA, you will receive login information from Criswell’s Financial Aid department on how to access your Financial Aid Portal.



Check your email for access to Sonis. There, you will be able to:

Begin the Housing Process

Turn in Official Documents

  • Have an official copy of your High School Transcript (Post-Graduation), College Transcript, and/or Test Scores mailed to Criswell College. This will change your application status from Provisional to Fully Admitted.
    • Criswell College, Attn: Admissions, 4010 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX 75246-1537

Register for New Student Orientation (NSO)



Criswell College admits students who are Christians of good character, without regard or reference to race, national or ethnic origin, color, age, disability, or sex (except where regard to sex is required by the College’s religious tenets regarding gender and sexuality) to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of these classifications in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.