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The Institute study programs are designed for those persons interested in a greater commitment to Jesus and His service.

All courses will be conducted on a junior college level. To accomplish this objective, certain minimal standards for entrance have been adopted.

 1. A desire to follow Christ in discipleship and service.

  •  2. A willingness to cooperate with the standards and requirements of the school.

 3. 18 years of age with junior college level of maturity. Advanced enrollment options: Applicants who have completed high school, are at least 17 years of age, and apply for four or more terms, will also be considered for en-rollment.

The Institute admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities that are generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The Institute standards are listed in the Student Handbook.

Applications to SMBI will be prioritized by numerical scale and acceptance letters are issued after May 1, 2019. Any student openings remaining after May 1, 2019 will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis with few exceptions.

To apply for a six week term or WATER, applicants are required to:

  1. Pay an application fee of $150.00 per term (non-refundable)
  2. Select classes
  3. Sign and abide by the student pledge from Handbook (First year students)
  4. Include a recent photo (First year students)
  5. Submit reference forms given to parents and pastor (First year students)
  6. Complete and submit a personal testimony (First year students)
  7. Submit the completed the application

Students are asked to review and commit to upholding the student handbook before attending SMBI.


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Fax: 717-485-0641

Office: 717-485-4341

Staff: 717-485-5083

Ladies' Dorm: 717-485-4536

Men's Dorm: 717-485-3245

Events & News

  • 2018/2019 Term Updates

    The course catalogterm calendar, course schedule, course offerings, handbook, instructors, and student application are updated for the 2018/2019 academic year.

  • WATER: June 26-August 4, 2017

    The WATER program is a six week summer missions opportunity. It provides students with a first hand experience of mission work with the missionary as a teacher. There are still open opportunities, especially for men. 

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  • Priority Registration

    Priority registration for 2019 - 2020 school year ends May 1,2019.