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We would like to invite you to explore your potential at Urshan College. Are you ready to fulfill your dreams?

Welcome!

Thank you for your interest in pursuing an education with Urshan College! Urshan is passionately creating an Apostolic environment where academic achievement, career preparation, and ministerial experience converge. There is no greater time to be a part of Urshan College than right now! So many amazing, God inspired, things are happening here and we would love for you to be a part!

In the admissions section of our website you will find information a how to apply, scholarships/grants, financial planning, and so much more. Additional, you can find information about our programs and course offerings by visiting the academic portion of our website. Take some time to explore and take it all in!

We understand that entering into this new season of life can be overwhelming so, please understand that we are here not only here to help you understand what Urshan has to offer but, we are here to pray with you during this season! Feel free to give us a call or send us an email with any questions or concerns you may have. We hope to have the opportunity to get to know you, and join you in this new season of life, soon!

 Admissions Philosophy

Urshan College seeks to expand access and opportunity to Apostolic men and women of diverse backgrounds, interests and experiences seeking a vibrant foundation in academic excellence and Christian character and service. Urshan College is also eager to enroll qualified students who display excellent Christian character, a spirit of servant-leadership, and strong academic ability. The admissions program at Urshan College is designed to identify and select a student body Apostolic in belief and practice that shares this distinct dedication. Urshan College seeks students who thrive in the academic, spiritual and community life at Urshan. Successful applicants will demonstrate qualities and proven skills necessary for academic success, intellectual and spiritual engagement at Urshan College.

Admissions Procedure

Urshan College seeks to enroll qualified students who encompass a holistic set of characteristics including: leadership, servanthood, academic ability, and articulation of thought. Applicants are evaluated on the strength of their recommendations, extracurricular service, academic achievement, and the quality of their essay, with equal weight being given to each assessment.

Recommendations

All applicants must obtain their pastor’s recommendation, recommendations from either a teacher or school guidance counselor, and/or a personal recommendation from one other person of their choice (such as an employer, mentor, or coach). Forms for these recommendations are provided in the application packet and are available online at the College website. The completed forms must be sent directly to the College by the individuals making the recommendations. For required recommendations, please see the chart below.

Extracurricular Service

Extracurricular service (ECS) will be intuitively evaluated on a point system through the application, references, and essay.

Academic Achievement

Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent. Urshan College recommends: 1) a minimum High School/College GPA of 2.0 or equivalent; 2) a minimum ACT/SAT score of 18 composite/860-890 (Math + Reading) or equivalent; and 3) a minimum TOEFL score of 550 and 213 for the paper and computer version respectively for applicants for whom English is a second language.

Essay

Applicants must complete a personal essay of 700-1,000 words addressing the statements listed below. Attach it to your application before submission. This personal essay helps us gain some sense of who you are as a person and student, apart from courses, grades, test scores and other objective data. It will also demonstrate your ability to organize your thoughts and express yourself. The mission of Urshan College is to educate, equip, and empower Apostolic men and women for life and servant-leadership in the church and world. Students should use the essay to explain how they will contribute to and benefit from the Christian learning environment at Urshan. Also, describe your personal Apostolic faith and your service to your church, school, and community. Discuss some life experiences and/or individuals that have been meaningful in your spiritual and academic development.

Plan a Visit

Urshan College’s welcoming 22-acre campus is situated in Florissant, a northern suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. The historic nature of the Urshan campus provides students with a distinct academic environment in which to pursue their education. With buildings dating back to the 1800s, the Urshan campus is an iconic landmark in the story of Christianity in the Midwest.

We would be honored to have you visit our beautiful campus and experience all that Urshan College has to offer!

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To schedule a visit you may either call, or fill out the form to the right.