Our programs are designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university which includes courses in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Prospective students are encouraged to establish a strong base in the liberal arts upon which later theological reflection can rest. They should be able to think independently, communicate effectively and do research. Students should possess a basic knowledge of past and present cultures through studies in the humanities, and the natural and social sciences. A limited number of students may be admitted from non-accredited institutions.
- Commitment to and desire for Christian ministry and service
- Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited university or college (minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale)*
- Application form and fee ($50)
- Bible knowledge requirement
- Personal profile statement
- Three references
- Writing sample
*Under special circumstances this requirement may be waived.
Please check your specific program for additional requirements. International students, please check our International Applicants page for additional requirements and documents.
Students may enroll in up to 9 units of courses for credit/audit at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary without being admitted into a degree or certificate program.
The seminary subscribes to the laws of the State of California and the federal government pertaining to civil rights and equal opportunity. The seminary prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, or handicap in recruitment, admission and employment of students.