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ADMISSIONS

Statement of Compliance

Grace Mission University is in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. The institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

Personal Qualifications

Grace Mission University seeks to admit Christian believers who are committed to the study of the Bible, to spiritual growth, and who have a serious desire to devote their lives to Christian service. Furthermore, other personal qualities of the applicant, including leadership ability, character, responsibility, insight, maturity, motivation, tenacity, initiative, creativity, intellectual independence, and demonstrated concern for others and for the community, can be considered for admission. These qualities may not be reflected in traditional measures of academic achievement. They may be found elsewhere in the application and judged by the reader as positive indicators of the student's ability to succeed at GMU.

Academic Qualifications

Students applying for admission to the undergraduate degree program must have graduated from a recognized high school or have passed the General Education Development Test (GED). In both cases, the applicant's test scores and experiences are evaluated for evidence of the ability to do college work.

Performance on standardized tests, including the required SAT Subject Tests, the ACT plus Writing or SAT Reasoning, and any Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate Higher Level examinations the applicant may have taken. Applicants who have not had the opportunity to take Advanced Placement or IBHL courses or who have chosen not to take the examinations for these courses will not be disadvantaged. Test scores will be evaluated in the context of all other academic information in the application.

Students applying for admission to the graduate degree programs must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. The bachelor's degree must be a four-year system or over 128 units in semester system. The applicant's GPA at college level will be considered for admission. The applicant's GPA at college level must above C (2.0). Applicants who graduated college level in different collage system from American standard will be evaluated in different methods.

TOEFL and English Proficiency

Foreign students who cannot speak English can apply for admission to GMU. TOEFL and English Proficiency are not required for the students since the GMU offers ELSP programs.

Application Procedure

Application for Admission forms may be obtained by contacting:

" Grace Mission University, 1645 W. Valencia Dr., Fullerton, CA 92833

" Phone: (714) 525-0088

" Email: dean@gm.edu

" www.gm.edu

Students desiring admission to GMU must complete the application form, submit it with the admission fee and required documents to the Admissions Office. Official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended must be sent from each school attended directly to the Registrar.

Ability To Benefit

Grace Mission University recognizes that some adult learners may not have obtained the educational background normally required for admission, but are motivated individuals called to ministry. GMU may consider them for admission on an individual basis. The number of such students accepted is strictly limited. If these students have not completed their secondary education, they may enroll under the conditions of the Ability-to-Benefit provision. This provision requires that such students demonstrate to the Admissions Committee that they are capable of doing postsecondary work and benefiting from it. Standardized testing is one means to demonstrate ability to benefit. These students must work closely with their academic advisor in course selection.

Advanced Standing

Applicants who have taken undergraduate courses in biblical or theological studies may request a review for Advanced Standing in the Master of Divinity degree based upon their undergraduate transcripts. Advanced standing may be granted based upon parallel course content. Proof of competency in the subject area may be required. The student must have earned at least a "B" grade in each applicable course.

Advanced standing may be applied only to the Master of Divinity degree program with a maximum of 15 credit hours of advanced standing granted.



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