Application Process

Complete Application Packet

Properly complete the University New Student Application form. Forms can be obtained from the admissions department or administration office, including Application Form, copies of all official documents (see right), and reference forms (below).


References play a strong determining role in the application process at EU. Applicants must have a minimum of three references. Individuals referring the student are expected to be quality Christians leaders of good reputation who can hold the student accountable for both their Christian walk, their academic careers and their call to ministry. EU requires a minimum of three references.

Writing Sample

Application for graduate programs require submission of a writing sample. Topic varies depending on the degree.

Proof of Financial Support

Students applying for admission must provide proof of the ability to pay all program costs. If the student meets all admissions requirements yet is unable to provide proof of financial support for participating in the program, the student can be temporarily admitted into the program with the provision that the student request a meeting with the Financial Aid Committee within one week of acceptance into the program.

Entrance Exams

For admission into the program, all students must take entrance exams. Students must pass the entrance exams in order to be admitted into the program. In the event that all other admissions requirements are met but the student fails the entrance exams, a student may be admitted on a probation at the discretion of the admissions committee.


All applicants are required to participate in an admissions interview regarding the following: (1) ability to perform academically, (2) spiritual life, morality and maturity and (3) call to full-time ministry and theological training.

Enrollment Process

  • Determine degree program
  • Apply online
  • Determine financial support
  • Submit references and required documents
  • Take entrance exams
  • Complete admissions interview

Required Documents

All applicants must provide original official documentation stating the completion of both Rheto and Philo. If the applicant is from the US, they must provide official documentation stating the completion of a High School diploma or an equivalent.

  • Diplomas – original diplomas for all earned degrees (will be copied and returned to student)
  • Transcripts – required of all previous academic work undertaken at a college or university.
  • Two recent photos.
  • A written testimony detailing the applicant’s conversion story.
  • Certificate of Good Health.
  • Background check
  • One copy of a valid government issued ID (such as passport, driver’s license, military ID)

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.”2 Timothy 2:15 (ESV)