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An international student is one who will be attending a university in the United States without residency or citizenship, typically on an F-1 visa. International students have additional application requirements as part of the Visa application process, often including an English language proficiency exam and transcript evaluation by an evaluation service. The admissions department can assist with questions about this process.




Please note: There is no institutional or federal financial aid available for students pursuing the Doctor of Ministry or Master of Arts in Applied Theology program at Multnomah. 






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Spouse Information





Please note: This email address should not match the email given for other individuals on this application. Entering the same email address as the applicant or other individuals on this form may result in a technical error. 
Married applicants: Because this program requires students to be in full time ministry while completing the degree, we ask that your spouse submit a form affirming his or her support for your pursuit of this degree. Your spouse will receive an email with a link to complete this form at the email address provided above.






Multnomah University & Biblical Seminary is a Christian institution built on evangelical, protestant tradition. In community, our actions and attitudes impact one another. Growth in the body of Christ often comes through accountability. Because Multnomah is a tight-knit community built on Biblical principles and comprised of growing individuals, Multnomah expects students to adhere to a code of conduct.


As a Biblical Seminary, students at Multnomah are expected to conduct themselves in line with the guidelines, principles, and regulations published in the catalog and student handbook. Multnomah seeks to be an alcohol-free, tobacco-free, drug-free, and sexually pure campus and our students agree to live according to the Human Sexuality and Purity Understandings.




Do not include infractions such as speeding tickets.
Please note that offers of admission may be revoked should additional information arise that indicates unlawful or unethical behavior.

Because you indicated that you have a civil or criminal indictment, conviction, history and/or disciplinary action on this application, you will be asked to complete a background check once all of your application materials are received and processed.


A previous disciplinary action, conviction, indictment or prosecution may not automatically bar an applicant from admissions to the university. We request that the applicant provide the Admissions Office permission to obtain a background check (at no cost to the student). 


By electronically signing below, the applicant authorizes Multnomah University to have complete access to pertinent educational, employment, criminal and civil information and records: 





Please list every post-secondary institution you have attended or are currently attending. 

Failure to list all institutions you have attended may result in denial or revocation of admission or disciplinary action. 

Please list institutions beginning with the most recent. Use the "Add Another Institution" button to enter information for more than one college.




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Graduate Studies





This degree program is designed for students who have significant ministry experience.

Please provide a resume of your employment history, including dates of employment and any ministry experience.






Multnomah University welcomes students from a variety of denominational backgrounds. The University holds to a short list of doctrinal articles. Though it does not require students to be in agreement with all points, it is important that you be familiar with the university’s doctrinal statement, found at www.multnomah.edu/about/doctrinal-statement.









Please provide the name and contact information for somebody who can serve as your Ministry Colleague Reference. The admissions team will email your reference a form to complete on your behalf. 


This form is to be completed by a colleague who is involved in ministry alongside you and who knows you well. It should not be completed by a relative. 


Your application file is not considered complete until a Ministry Colleague Reference form has been received by the University's Admissions Office.






Please note: This email address should not match the email given for other individuals on this application. Entering the same email address as the applicant or other individuals on this form may result in a technical error. 




Please provide the name and contact information for somebody who can serve as your Church Leadership Reference. The admissions team will email your reference a form to complete on your behalf. 


This form is to be completed by a pastor, elder or someone else in formal leadership in the your church. It should not be completed by a relative. 


Your application file is not considered complete until a Christian Character Reference form has been received by the University's Admissions Office.






Please note: This email address should not match the email given for other individuals on this application. Entering the same email address as the applicant or other individuals on this form may result in a technical error. 




Please submit an essay of at least 500 words detailing:


a. Your current relationship with Jesus Christ,

b. Why you wish to pursue this degree at Multnomah Biblical Seminary and your personal and/or vocational goals in completing this degree,

c. Your perspectives on Multnomah's doctrinal statement, particularly your understanding of the Trinity, deity of Jesus Christ, and the Bible as God's Word.





Please submit a typed, 300-500 word statement describing 

A: Your current ministry role. 

B: Your personal growth as a result of a recent ministry experience.





Please submit a typed, 300-500 word statement discussing two major issues facing the Church in your community today.





Please submit a typed, 300-500 word statement discussing a book you have read within the past year that has been influential in your life.











Upon submission of all the required admission documents, you will be invited to complete an interview with an academic advisor or the dean. These interviews are scheduled between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.


Please indicate your preference regarding your interview and your admissions counselor will be in touch to arrange specific details. 


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Please pay the application fee below using a credit or debit card. The non-refundable application fee is $40.