How to Apply to PBA

The life you’ve been chosen for is closer than you think. Whether on-campus or online, transferring or pursuing a graduate degree, we will help you navigate the straightforward steps you need to take to apply for admission to PBA. We can’t wait for you to join our vibrant community!

Step Closer to Your Future

What PBA offers is unmatched—in excellence, in assistance, in impact. And taking the next step to becoming a Sailfish is easy. No matter your situation, there are clear and straightforward guidelines for admission; and in every case, there’s a dedicated admissions counselor who has the answers you need to feel confident that you have completed each requirement and are ready to begin your PBA journey.

Review Admission Requirements

Take your next step toward a successful and impactful career! You can feel confident that you have taken all the right actions toward completing your application by following the requirements that apply to you.


Apply to PBA after your junior year in high school.

Review Freshman Requirements


Transfer to PBA from another college or university.

Review Transfer Requirements


PBA works seamlessly with homeschooled students.

Review Requirements for Homeschooled Students


Accelerate your career with a bachelor’s degree.


Enjoy stunning scenery and a hospitable, diverse community of scholars.

Review International Requirements

Dual Enrollment

Earn credits toward college while you’re enrolled in high school.

Review Dual Enrollment Requirements


Advance your career on your own terms with flexible, engaging online courses.

Review Requirements for Online Students

Non-Degree Students

Enjoy captivating courses without formal admission.

Review Non-Degree Student Requirements


Attend PBA while you’re still enrolled in another college or university.

Review Transient Student Requirements


Come back to PBA! We can’t wait to see you.

Review Readmission Requirements

Submit Your Online Application

It’s simple to complete PBA’s online application for admission.


High schools must send official transcripts for students who are applying as undergraduates.

Submit Transcripts

School codes are needed to properly send transcripts to PBA.


Transferring Credits

Get credit for courses you’ve taken elsewhere by going through our credit transfer process.

Transfer Credit

Test Scores

Send your ACT, SAT, or CLT scores to PBA.

Test Optional Policy

Admission to PBA is test optional for 2023-2024. Some scholarship applications may require a test score, and PBA reserves the right to request a test score. Some state and federal grants may require test scores.

Submitting Scores

Find the correct codes for sending scores electronically.

School Codes

Additional Admission Considerations

Some programs have unique requirements for admission.

Auditions & Portfolios

Performing and visual artists can use the PBA Accepted Page to submit their portfolios and audition recordings.

Auditions & Portfolios

Apply for Readmission

Students who wish to return to PBA after having withdrawn can follow the readmission process.


Apply for Aid

We offer generous financial aid for students at PBA.

How to Apply for Aid


Scholarships are abundant for qualified students.

Scholarships & Grants

Speak with a Counselor

We offer the support, experience, and assistance you need to get through every step of the application process.

Take the Next Step

It’s time to embrace the life you’ve been chosen for. Apply to PBA today, and see the amazing future that awaits.

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