Admissions Standards

Foundational Philosophy and Standards

Western Seminary recognizes that students entering seminary represent a wide range of Christian denominations, communities, experiences, and backgrounds, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ethnicity, age or disability in admissions or in the administration of its educational policies, loan programs, and other Seminary-administered programs.

The statements made by applicants within their submitted application are a significant factor in the admissions decision, as is compatibility with the Statement of Faith of the World Evangelical Alliance. Applicants must, without mental or spiritual reservation, confirm his or her agreement with the Statement of Faith of the World Evangelical Alliance, this Academic Catalog, and the Student Handbook; applicants must agree that, if admitted to Western Seminary, he or she will remain in alignment with the theological framework and lifestyle construct set forth therein.