Application & Checklist

In order to be considered for undergraduate admission, you must complete the following steps, preferably at least nine months prior to the term you wish to begin at Multnomah:
  • International Application (online) (PDF)
    • Admission Essay Prompt (included in application)
      • Please submit an essay detailing your current relationship with Jesus Christ. As part of this, tell the Admission Committee about a person or experience (eg., achievement, risk you have taken, ethical dilemma) that has had a significant influence on you and your faith journey. If appropriate, discuss challenges you are facing in your Christian walk and how you are working through them. Your essay should be 300-500 words long.
  • Spiritual Life Reference Form (online) (PDF)
  • Personal Reference Form (online) (PDF)
  • $40 (US) Application Fee
    • Visit the Online Payments page to pay your application fee online. You can also pay in-person, over the phone, or by mail. Contact us at 503.251.6485 for more information.
  • Provide Multnomah with evidence of your ability to meet your educational expenses here.
  • Have official academic transcripts of all of your high school and university course work sent to Multnomah.
    • Schools in some countries call transcripts “mark sheets” or “grade reports.” We are referring to a comprehensive listing of all courses and results you have completed, provided directly by the institution(s) you attended.
  • For university course work done outside the USA, you need to have your transcripts reviewed by an evaluation service.
    • We will need to receive a “course-by-course evaluation” or a “detail report.” We will accept an evaluation from any business that is a member of NACES. The member list can be found at We often recommend the following services:
      • AACRAO
      • World Education Services
      • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
      • Josef Silny & Associates
      • International Education Research Foundation
  • Provide proof of your proficiency in the English language. 
  • Multnomah requires that international students score at least 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language. This is equivalent to a 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT). Multnomah's school code is 4496. You may substitute the IELTS exam if you wish, with an overall band score of at least 6.5. This requirement may be waived for some students whose primary language is English.
For international student program information, please visit this page.
To request a paper application or if you have other questions, please contact the Admissions Office.  |  503.251.6485  |  877.251.6560