how to apply

Prospective students desiring to enter WCIU’s MA Program, or take the Foundations of Biblical Faith introductory course must FIRST apply for conditional admission. In order to be considered for admission to the university, please complete the following steps:

STEP 1: Complete and Submit the MA - Conditional Admission Application.

This includes fulfilling and submitting the following requirements:

  1. Have a Bachelor's degree or international equivalent from an accredited university
  2. Provide a government-issued photo ID (Driver's license, passport, or national document)
  3. Submit copy of unofficial transcripts (upload to application, email to, or mail to WCIU)
  4. TOEFL or IELTS score (for applicants whose first language is not English)
  5. Technology and computer requirements

**Your application will be reviewed after ALL documents are received.**

STEP 2: Complete, sign and submit required acceptance forms

Students who are admitted to the University will be required to accept the admissions offer by signing the following forms: Notice to Prospective Students, School Performance Fact Sheet, and a Course Registration Agreement.

STEP 3: Take 1 or 2 courses under Conditional Admission.

Students are permitted to take a maximum of 2 courses (one of which must be the Foundations of Biblical Faith introductory course) when entering the MA program. In order to remain in the program and take additional courses, students must pass their Foundations course with a B- or higher, or two courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and submit an application for Full Admission.

STEP 4: Qualify for Full Admission

See full admissions requirements here.


Applications are accepted twice a year for the April (Spring) term and October (Fall) Term.

WCIU receives student applications and processes them in a timely a manner. Formal announcements regarding acceptance into the University programs are sent via email approximately four weeks prior to enrollment for each term. 

WCIU courses are online and begin the first Tuesday of January, April, July and October. Academic credit is awarded in semester units.

notification of admission

Applicants admitted to the University will receive a formal acceptance letter from the Admissions Office by email. Official admission is contingent on the verification of the student's signing the required acceptance forms which consist of the Notice to Prospective Students, School Performance Fact Sheet, and Enrollment Agreement. Once the signed acceptance forms are reviewed and approved, the student may enroll in courses.

Denial of Admission

The Admissions Office may deny admission if an applicant fails to meet the minimum admissions requirements. Applicants who are denied admission to the University will receive an email notification from the Admissions Office specifying the reason for denied admission.  Applicants who are denied admission may submit a new application along with required admissions documentation to be considered for admission in the next or future terms.


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