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  • Application for Admission
  • Reference Forms
    Within the Application for Admission, you will be prompted to list one (1) reference from a pastor or denominational leader.
  • Essay Responses
    Once you have completed the Application for Admission, you will be prompted to upload and submit your essay responses to the following questions into the application portal.

    • Religious Autobiography
      Reflect on your past Christian experience, including the most significant spiritual event/influence in your life, the role of Christ in your religious experience, your involvement in Christian service, and your reason(s) for attending your church. (minimum 250 words; maximum 500 words)
    • Statement of Purpose
      Why are you interested in Fuller Theological Seminary and this particular program? (minimum 250 words; maximum 500 words)
    • Statement of Calling (Certificate of Christian Studies applicants only)
      At this point in your Christian journey, how do you envision your calling to God's mission in the world? (minimum 250 words; maximum 500 words)
  • Official Transcripts
    • Submit an official transcript showing a bachelor's degree earned from an accredited institution, with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 or above.
      • Additional transcripts may be requested if a large amount of coursework was transferred.
      • If you do not currently hold an accredited bachelor's or master's degree or will not receive an accredited bachelor's or master's degree before the desired term of entry, you may be eligible to apply as a Special Student. Click here for more information.
  • Application Fee
    • A $25 non-refundable application fee is required for applicants applying online.  You may pay your application fee online with a U.S. credit card, PayPal, check, money order, or international bank transfer.
  • English Language Requirements
    • If you are interested in taking any classes in English and your native language is not English, please click here for English language requirements.
  • Certificate in Church Planting applicants only
    • Applicants must either be actively engaged in or intending to engage in church planting.







Applicants are notified of admission decisions, in most cases, around 3-5 weeks following the completion of an application file. Some programs require that an enrollment deposit be paid within 30 days of notification of acceptance. The enrollment deposit will be applied toward the first quarter's tuition and is nonrefundable.


Please click here for the current list of tuition and fees.