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Non-USA Admission

Missional University welcomes international students from countries all over the world. Because MU is 100% online, students from other countries may complete programs without moving to the United States. One of the special aspects of MU is our international diversity; not only do we have students from around the globe, but we also have faculty from six continents!

In order to succeed at MU, it is important that you have regular access to a computer and an adequate internet connection. Then, follow the steps listed below to complete an application to the university.

1. Complete and submit the online application

2. Complete and submit personal faith statement

3. Submit the $25 application fee.

4. Submit your finalized essay

5. Submit any required transcripts and documentation

a. If your degree was from a non-English language institution of higher education, submit English proficiency test scores by emailing documentation to See additional information below.

6. Have a personalized (online) discussion with one of our admissions counselors.



Please write a brief testimony of your personal salvation experience and describe your personal relationship with God today. This statement should be 200-300 words in length. Be sure to include your name and birthdate on the document and submit it to



Please write a 500-600 word essay response to the following question:

Missional University’s mission statement says, “To prepare biblically-grounded, missional leaders who join the mission of God in diverse communities by incarnating the gospel with culturally-appropriate ministry skills while seeking the spiritual transformation of people and communities that connect all peoples to God in worship in their own heart language.” Explain how earning a degree at Missional University would help you support this mission? Be sure to include your name and birthdate on the document and submit it to admissions@missional.University.



All applicants from countries in which the official language is not English are required to submit official evidence of English language proficiency. This requirement applies to applicants from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Latin America, the Middle East, Israel, the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, most European countries, and non-English-speaking countries in Africa.

If you have completed at least one year of full-time academic coursework with grades of B or better in residence at a recognized U.S. institution, you do not need to take a standardized test. Instead, you must upload an unofficial transcript from the recognized U.S. institution.

There are two standardized tests you may take: the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), and the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

TOEFL is administered by the Educational Testing Service. You can obtain detailed information from the TOEFL website, or contact TOEFL Services, Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 6151, Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, (609) 771-7100. Copies of the TOEFL Bulletin are also available at U.S. educational commissions and foundations, binational centers, and private organizations such as the Institute of International Education (IIE). For purposes of admission, your most recent score must be at least 60 for the Internet-based test (IBT).

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

As an exception, you can submit scores from the Academic Modules of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), which is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.

You are responsible for providing the program you are applying to with an official Test Report Form (TRF) of your IELTS. Remember to order the TRF when you register to take the test.

Your most recent overall Band score must be at least 6 on a 9-point scale.

(NOTE: You can review TOEFL and IELTS guides here: and )  We require a minimum of 60 on the TOEFL  or a 6 on the IELTS.



Be sure to include your name and date of birth on any items that you email to Completed applications are considered on a rolling basis for each 8-week academic term, listed below:

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