Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies Degree International

International Student Admission Requirements – Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies Degree

Application for Admission
$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.
Official transcripts for all credits previously attempted, sent directly to Austin Grad from the institution(s) attended. Austin Grad may request that the applicant provide an official evaluation of the transcript.
Proof of high school diploma or equivalent.
2.0 minimum GPA
Due to the specialized nature of our school, general education courses (required for the Bachelor of Arts degree – 69 hours total) must be taken at other accredited institutions within your country or the United States. All general education requirements must be completed before applying to Austin Grad.
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.
Additional assessment may be requested.
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.
Payment arrangements: Due to the expense of converting and transferring international funds, students are required to have payment arrangements approved by Austin Grad. Funds must be received in U.S. Dollars and cleared at least one week prior to each term start date.
See Registrar for details regarding the following additional requirements: Physical examination, health insurance, and proof of financial status.
All students accepted into any degree program must sign and return the Letter of Acceptance for their admission to be considered complete.


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. Title IX Coordinator: Dave Arthur, 7640 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78752, (512) 476-2772 x 105,