*Students intending to transfer to Asbury Seminary from another institution.

The file completion deadline is two weeks before the start of the semester.

Admissions Requirements

  • Application Form
  • Personal History Essay
  • Official Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions where more than one semester of coursework was taken
  • Four references including one pastoral
  • $50 Nonrefundable Application Fee
  • Background Check (run by the Admissions Office)
  • A personal interview may be required upon request by the Admissions Committee

Personal History Essay:

M.A., M.Div., Cert., Unc. applicants:

  1. Share your life story, including at what point you began your relationship with Jesus Christ. Talk about your growth since that time and what brings you to apply to Seminary at this season in your life. Include your thoughts on how you would like to see your faith grow during your time in Seminary.
  2. What draws you to your desired major/area of study? What is your intended outcome upon degree completion? Why is that career or ministry choice meaningful to you?
  3. Discuss a local, national, and/or international issue and why you are passionate about it.