Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

Admission Requirements – Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

Application for Admission (apply online or download PDF and mail to the address below).
$25 Application Fee  (payable to Austin Grad) ONLY if submitting a paper application
Write a five-paragraph essay explaining your ministry goals and how Austin Grad can help you meet those goals. Be sure your essay includes an introduction, supporting body paragraphs, and a conclusion.
Proof of high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Completion of at least 24 hours of general education requirements, including at least 3 hours in English Language and Literature.
Veterans or active-duty military may be awarded credit for courses or experiences that have American Council on Education (ACE) credit recommendation.
Official transcripts for all credits previously attempted, sent directly to Austin Grad from the institution(s).
2.0 minimum GPA
Students for whom English is a second language must submit TOEFL test scores. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores must be at least 550 for undergraduates.
If you are under 22 years of age, you must show evidence that you have received the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination (student must have received vaccination at least 10 days prior to the semester he or she is enrolled). Attendance will be denied if documentation is not received 10 days prior to start of class. Contact the Director of Admissions for more information.
All students accepted into any degree program must sign and return the Letter of Acceptance for their admission to be considered complete.
Additional assessment may be requested.
All documents should be sent to:

Austin Graduate School of Theology
Admissions Office
7640 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78752-1333
Fax # 512-476-3919

Austin Graduate School of Theology does not discriminate in the administration of its educational or admissions policies, in the award of financial aid through scholarships, grants, work-study or loan programs, or in any other school program. In accordance with federal law, and in the conviction that all people are created in the image of God, Austin Grad admits men and women of all racial, national, and ethnic backgrounds to the rights, privileges, programs, and activities accorded and available to all students. For questions concerning policies relating to Title IX contact: Title IX Coordinator, Dave Arthur, 7640 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78752, (512) 476-2772 x 105,

For international students interested in this program, click here for admissions information.

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