For international students applying to a degree program at NTS, prepare to submit the following during the application process:

  • Three references: academic, pastoral, personal
    NOTE: Army Chaplains may submit the last two Officer Efficiency Reports (OERs) in lieu of the Ecclesial Employer/Supervisor and Lay Person references.
  • Transcripts: Have official transcripts of all previous academic work sent directly to Nazarene Theological Seminary: Enrollment Services (Unofficial transcripts are sufficient until official ones arrive). If GPA is less than 3.0, an additional paper is required.
  • Formal Academic Research Paper (or 500-word formal essay)
  • TOEFL Scores: 550 (paper based); 79-80 (internet based)
  • Affidavit of Financial Support

For more information, please consult the International Student Handbook.

Begin your application here.

For previously-admitted students seeking to re-enter a degree program at NTS, prepare to do the following:

  • Update contact information with Office of Enrollment Services and submit application fee (enroll@nts.edu)
  • Submit reference from your senior/lead pastor to enroll@nts.edu
  • Submit a brief description of why this time will be different to enroll@nts.edu
  • Have all official transcripts from any schooling done since withdrawing from NTS to sent to NTS: Enrollment Services

For students seeking to enroll at NTS without entering a formal degree program, prepare to submit the following during the application process:

  • Transcripts: Have official transcripts of all previous academic work sent directly to Nazarene Theological Seminary: Enrollment Services (Unofficial transcripts are sufficient until official ones arrive)

Begin your application here.

For students without a bachelor’s degree applying to a degree program at NTS, prepare to submit the following during the application process:

  • Three references: academic, pastoral, personal
    NOTE: Army Chaplains may submit the last two Officer Efficiency Reports (OERs) in lieu of the Ecclesial Employer/Supervisor and Lay Person references.
  • Transcripts: Have official transcripts of all previous academic work sent directly to Nazarene Theological Seminary: Enrollment Services (Unofficial transcripts are sufficient until official ones arrive). If GPA is less than 3.0, an additional paper is required.
  • Formal Academic Research Paper (or 500-word formal essay)
  • Rules for Non-Baccalaureate (will be emailed directly to you)
  • Reading and Writing Assessment (will be emailed directly to you)

Begin your application here.

Have more questions not answered here? Please see the Academic Catalog or contact us.

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