Application Process

Admissions Requirements
All Graduate School of Theology programs share the same admissions requirements and application steps. If you are unsure to which program you should apply, please refer to: "How to Choose a Program" for help in understanding the strengths and outcomes of each degree.

Application Step Checklist
The checklist below is provided for your convenience so that you can easily find links to the different parts of the application process.
We aim to make the application process as efficient as possible, and we are pleased to offer you the ability to apply online.  

In order to be considered for admission into ACU Graduate School of Theology, we must receive the following:

  • Complete an online Graduate School application
  • Pay the $50 application fee
  • Official transcript(s) in English (or translated to English) of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent
  • A cumulative undergraduate approximate B average or above in the area of focus or related area and evidence of an overall productive GPA
  • A reflective essay, three to five pages in length (typed, double-spaced) following the guidelines on the GST website
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