Frequently Asked Questions

What is expected of me outside of the classroom?

We expect our students to live Christ honoring lifestyles. This and other pertinent information may be found in the Graduate Student Handbook. You can download the PDF version here: Graduate Handbook.

What are the application and scholarship deadlines?

CCU’s graduate school has a rolling admissions policy for the majority of degree programs.

Deadline for Seminary Fall is July 31st.

All international student components must be submitted by this date as well. Scholarship applications should be submitted by this date. Other scholarships may continue to be available after the deadline. Please contact the Graduate Admissions Office for details.

Deadline for Seminary Spring is December 15th.

All international student components must be submitted by this date as well. Scholarship applications should be submitted by this date. Other scholarships may continue to be available after the deadline. Please contact the Seminary Admissions Office for details, 513.244.8102.

What is advanced standing or shortened duration?

Students with a Bible College or Christian College background may be eligible to waive certain biblical/theological prerequisites. For more information and to apply, click on the PDF documents below:

Master of Divinity Degrees

MDiv Advanced Standing InstructionsMDiv Advanced Standing Procedures 2017

Master of Arts (Religion) Degrees

MAR Shortened Duration ProceduresMAR-Shortened Duration-Procedures 2017