Graduate Student Admissions Process
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Graduate Student Admissions Process

Choose from Biola’s wide range of graduate programs — including master's degrees, doctorates, credentials and certificates.

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Getting Started

  1. Complete and submit your application here.
  2. Submit $65 application fee.
  3. Submit your supplemental items accessible in your student account. This includes essays, references and any program-specific requirements.
  4. Request official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  5. Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for any questions or additional program details.


International Students

Have questions about international student admissions?
Contact our Office of International Admissions: grad.international@biola.edu


Admissions Requirements

Find admissions requirements for your specific graduate program:


Application Deadlines

Application deadlines can differ by school and by program. Make sure to contact the Office of Graduate Admissions if you have any questions.


Cook School of Intercultural Studies

Program Fall Spring Summer
Ph.D. in Intercultural Education January 31 August 30
Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies January 31 August 30
Doctor of Intercultural Studies April 15 October 15
All Other Cook Programs July 1 November 1 April 1


Crowell School of Business

Program Fall Spring Summer
Master of Business Administration April 15 November 1 April 1
Master of Professional Accountancy June 1 November 1 April 1
Master of Management, Nonprofit Organizations July 15 November 1 April 1


Rosemead School of Psychology

Program Fall Spring Summer
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology December 1

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology December 1


School of Education

Program Fall Spring Summer
All School of Education Programs July 1 November 1 April 1


School of Science, Technology & Health

Program Fall Spring Summer
M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology January 15


Talbot School of Theology

Program Fall Spring Summer
Ed.D. in Educational Studies January 31

Ph.D. in Educational Studies January 31

Institute for Spiritual Formation April 15 November 15
Doctor of Ministry
November 1
M.A. in Christian Apologetics July 1 November 1 April 1
M.A. in Science and Religion July 1 November 1 April 1
All Other Talbot Programs July 1 November 1 April 1


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Contact Graduate Admissions

If you have any questions about your application, or want to speak with a counselor, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions by email or phone:

1-888-985-9858

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