Prospective students interested in applying to Olivet University must submit the application form through http://apply.myolivet.com/
Applicants must submit a written admission essay. Admission essay Part I should be approximately 700-1,000 words in length describing their personal faith in Jesus Christ. Admission essay Part II should be no less than 1,000 words, describing their reason for applying to the University and their study plan. All applicants to Olivet University should evince a strong Christian character, the potential for effectiveness in Christian ministry, and the scholastic ability and emotional maturity to handle a higher education experience.
Applicants to Olivet University’s undergraduate degree programs must submit an official high school transcript from the public, private, or home school or official transcripts undertaken at all colleges or universities. Applicants who have not graduated from high school must attain the General Educational Development (GED) certificate before admission.
Applicants must take a written comprehensive examination in the area of Bible knowledge. The Bible knowledge examination tests a student’s comprehension of the biblical story in its progressive unfolding of the history of redemption against the backdrop of creation and sin.
Prospective students whose native language is not English and whose secondary schooling has not been in English must demonstrate college-level proficiency in English through one of the following for admission:
Applicants must submit at least three recommendation letters. One letter must be a reference from a World Olivet Assembly (WOA) church pastor who is familiar with the applicant’s current ministry involvement. The other two recommendations should come from church members who can comment on your personal faith in Jesus Christ. This could be two committed members of your church. Recommendations may not be from a member of your immediate family or your spouse.