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Undergraduate Program

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Applying to the Bachelor of Theology (Th.B.) Program


Admission Process

In order to be admitted to WTS, all prospective students must provide the following:

  1. A completed application. Click here to get started!

  2. $300.00 Application Fee. Prospective students may pay online, or via check or money. Please make checks or money orders payable to Washington Theological Seminary. Please note that $100 of the fee is nonrefundable. 

  3. Two (2) Letters of Reference from Pastor(s), Teacher(s) and/or Employers.

  4. Two (2) Passport sized color photos.

  5. A copy of the prospective student's high school diploma in English.

  6. Copies of the following:
    Driver’s license 
    Birth Certificate
    Social Security Card (Optional)
    U.S. Passport (Optional)
    Permanent Resident Card (International students only) 
    Visa (International students only, if applicable) 

    Official bank statement (The prospective student's and/or the student's sponsor, if applicable)

  7. Affidavit of support

  8. International students must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language, such as TOEFL scores, to enroll in English language courses.

All applications and supporting documents submitted to and received by WTS shall become the property of the school. 

Admissions Procedures

Applicants must observe the following procedures:

  1. Submit all required documents to the Office of Admissions along with the application fee.

  2. The Office of Admissions will notify student if additional documents need to be provided.

  3. Students will be notified of their admission status. 

After Admissions

Once a student is admitted, they will receive the following in their admissions packet: 

  • Acceptance Letter
  • Enrollment Agreement

  • Seminary Catalog

  • Student Manual

  • Transfer Credit Form (if applicable)

  • Other admissions forms (if applicable)

Once a student is admitted, they must meet with a member of the Office of Admissions to register for classes and they must attend New Student Orientation for the semester they are admitted. 

International Students English Language Requirements

Applicants who are from non-English speaking countries are required to provide their scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Prospective students must pass with a minimum score of 61 iBT or its equivalent (6 IELTS, 173CBT, or 500PBT) in order to be admitted to WTS.

Applicants who have successfully completed at least two (2) academic years (60-semester/90-quarter units) of baccalaureate level education at a school accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or an equivalent educational institution in another country that teaches in the English language, the English proficiency requirement may be waived.


Please contact the Office of Admissions if you have questions or require assistance.

Office of Admissions
11240 Waples Mill Road, Suite 201, Fairfax, VA 22030
Tel. (703) 712-7888 / Email.


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