Admission FAQ

Q: Do I need an undergraduate major in theology or religion to attend UGST?

A: No, most of our students did not major in theology or religion for their undergraduate work. Some of their undergraduate majors include Biology, Mathematics, Human Resources, and Music.


Q: Is financial aid available?

A: Students may apply for a Federal Direct Loan using the Free Applicable for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). UGST also offers some institutional financial aid. You can view these under Financial Aid and Scholarships and Loans in the Admissions section.


Q: Does UGST provide housing?

A: UGST has available housing for graduate students. Standard maintenance fees, deposits, and room & board rates apply. Please see the tuition and fee page for details.


Q: How does UGST cooperate across organizational lines?

A: UGST is owned and operated by the United Pentecostal Church International. Our purpose is to serve not only men and women from the UPCI, but the larger apostolic movement as well. We currently have students from other apostolic organizations.


Q: Can I qualify for federal financial aid?

A: As the Graduate School is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), UGST currently participates in the Federal Direct Loan program. Students must complete the Free Applicable for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for a Federal Direct Loan.


Q: Are international students able to study at UGST?

A: International students have the option of being an on campus or distance learning student. International students can accepted at Urshan Graduate School of Theology. We have approval from the US Immigration and Naturalization Services to issue the I-20.


Q: Can I apply to UGST without an accredited Bachelor degree?

A: While UGST can accept a few students without an accredited baccalaureate, the number is limited. However, UGST can accept many graduates from any of our UPCI endorsed Bible Colleges. Contact the Admissions office for further details.