Legal First Name
Legal Full Middle Name
Legal Last/Family Name
Please be sure to include your full middle name and not just the middle initial.
Expected Starting Term
SP-19 FA-19 FA-20
Field of Study (Please choose the program you are interested in. We offer three graduate programs:)
GLOBAL CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (M.A.) MASTER OF MINISTRY THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (M.A.) Teacher Education Leadership (Non-Degree Courses)
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
Primary/Cell Phone Number
Secondary Phone Number
(If yes, send DD214)
If yes, what branch and date of discharge?
If Other/international Include: Country of Residence
*Required if you are a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident planning to receive financial aid.
Social Security Number* (xxxxxxxxx Do not Include Dashes "-")
(Admission to SCU will not be affected by this information. This information is confidential and is used only for Federal and internal reporting.)
RACE/ETHNICITY UNKNOWN NON-RESIDENT ALIEN BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKAN NATIVE ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NATIVE HAWAIIAN OR OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER WHITE HISPANIC/LATINO TWO OR MORE RACES International/Non-Resident students, please choose "NON-RESIDENT ALIEN" regardless of Ethnicity.
Southwestern Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, qualified handicap or disability in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid and educational services. If you prefer not to respond, please choose "Ethnicity Unknown".
List each College/ University attended if applicable.
School, City / State / Zip, Dates Attended
The applicant must request the registrar of each college, university and seminary (including junior colleges, institutes and schools you are presently attending) to forward an official transcript of record direct to the Graduate School Office. If the program of study has not yet been completed, another transcript must be filed as soon as possible after the degree has been awarded.
The applicant is required to furnish two references. If possible, include one from a former professor.
Please download the reference form and submit to the Graduate School Admissions office.
Click here to download Reference Form Personal Profile & Christian Experience
SCU’s admission policy recommends all students to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. This includes a definite salvation experience and Christian lifestyle, including regular church attendance. While SCU is open to students of diverse Christian faiths, university teachings and lifestyle guidelines are in accordance with the doctrine of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. A copy of the IPHC Articles of Faith is available upon request.
Since its inception in 1946, Southwestern Christian University has been an educational institution founded in the holiness, Pentecostal, and charismatic traditions committed to the transformation of students. The university is dedicated to providing a Christ-centered education that will promote the growth of the whole person. The university is Christian and it maintains a clear reliance upon a strong “campus community”. Clear expectations help the members of the community live in unity. Therefore, making the choice to attend SCU means having a sympathetic appreciation for our guiding principles and choosing to abide by our community standards.
Denomination or Religious Affiliation
** None PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS (IPHC) ASSEMBLIES OF GOD PENTECOSTAL CHURCHES OF THE APOSTOLIC FAITH PENTECOSTAL/CHARISMATIC (Other) ANGLICAN BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH OF CHRIST CHURCH OF GOD CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST EPISCOPAL/ANGLICAN EVANGELICAL FOUR SQUARE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS/HOLY INDEPENDENT/NON-DENOMINATIONAL JUDAISM LUTHERAN MENNONITE METHODIST/WESLEYAN NAZARENE ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN QUAKER SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALISM AGNOSTIC ATHEIST BUDDHIST HINDU MORMON MUSLIM OTHER
Please state your religious affiliation if you chose "OTHER" above.
[If applicable] List the churches or ministry-related organizations with which you have been involved in the past 5 years. Please indicate the positions, types of duties, and date of your involvement.
How did you hear about SCU?
Please indicate the primary factor in your decision to attend SCU Graduate Studies. If you were referred to SCU by an alumnus or current student, please list his/her name below.
Statement of Purpose To Pursue a Graduate Degree (Describe your educational and personal goals, and state why you wish to attend SCU.)
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge, all statements submitted by me are correct, complete, and my own. I am aware that withholding or falsifying information on this application is cause for cancellation of the application and/or revocation of admission and/or enrollment to the University. I also understand that the University may find it necessary to request additional information from previous schools or colleges I attended, and I grant permission to my previous schools to release this information to Southwestern Christian University. I further understand my obligation to inform the University if information or circumstances indicated on this application should change.
E-Signature (type in your full name)
E-Signature Email Address