Admission Requirements


Applicants must complete and submit the application form in Populi and ensure that any other documentation are submitted. The application fee can be paid through Populi or by check.  An application will be processed when procedures are completed and the fee is received.


There are no application deadlines for distance education students. However, applicants should allow approximately two to three months to complete the application, financial aid, and registration processes.


Distance Education Application packet with instructions consists of:

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  1. Student Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. Photograph
  4. Biographical Sketch & Statement of Call
  5. All High School/College Transcripts
  6. GED Scores (if applicable)
  7. ACT or SAT Scores (if applicable)
  8. TOEFL Documentation (if applicable)
  9. Statement of Faith
  10. Complete 2 Recommendations:
    • All applicants must have a high school diploma with a minimum 2.0 GPA or a GED.
    • U.S. Applicants for a four-year program must take the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and have a minimum composite score of 20 for the ACT and 720 for the SAT.
    • All applicants for whom English is a second language and who have not graduated from an English speaking school are required to present a minimum paper-based score of 500 or a minimum computer-based score of 173 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). All other international students have the option of taking the TOEFL or ACT.


Each part-time student must complete the same application and registration requirements that are required for a full-time student. Part-time status is enrollment in one to eleven credit hours per semester.  A degree may be earned on a part-time basis, but all requirements must be completed within ten years from the date of first enrollment.

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