MA Full Admissions Process

Step 1

Meet all conditional admission requirements.

Full Admission into William Carey International University is granted to students only after they have completed ONE of the following conditional admission requirements:

  • Passed the "Foundations of Biblical Faith" introductory course with a B- or higher
  • Earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA after completing their first 2 courses

Step 2

Fill out the Full Admissions application.

If you have completed step 1, you may now fill out the MA International Development Online Application. ($50 one-time application fee)


Step 3

Submit all Official Transcripts before the application deadline of the term in which you are applying for. Official transcripts must be sent to WCIU directly from previous college(s) or universities.

Official transcripts and other documentation should be mailed to the following address:

William Carey International University

Office of the Registrar

1539 E. Howard St.

Pasadena CA, 91104

Students may send in electronic transcripts using "E-Script Safe" or a physical copy as well. For more information about submitting transcripts for transfer, please see the "Transfer Credits" section of this Catalog.


Sign the Enrollment Agreement.

Upon receiving notice of acceptance into a WCIU program, applicants must complete the Enrollment Agreement in order to enroll in courses as a fully accepted student, or when they apply for readmittance. Students are conditionally enrolled in a program until they complete 11 credits. Students must additionally read, sign, and submit the Notice to Prospective Students, and the Student Performance Fact Sheet forms in order to enroll in courses.

Please note: Enrollment periods begin five weeks before courses begin and end two weeks before courses begin. Please see the Academic Calendar in this Catalog for more information.

Access to sign the Enrollment Agreement will be sent via email once a student is accepted.

For any questions regarding the Full Acceptance process please email admissions@wciu.edu.

Step 4