Ph.D. Application

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  1. Born-again Christians and are called to the ministry of theological education or theological research.
  2. A Master level degree in Biblical Studies or equivalent from ATS accredited school (A Th.M. degree with overall GPA at least 3.5/ 4.0 scale is preferred).
  3. Proof of English proficiency is required. Submit TOEFL score: 575 /91 (TOEFL IBT) (our institutional code is 8548), or GRE Verbal Reasoning score: 156 (our institutional DI Code is 7172).
  4. Three letters of recommendations. A demonstration of maturity in personal and spiritual life, with recommendations from one church pastor and two seminary professors.
  5. A major research writing sample of 7,000-10,000 Chinese words (4,500-6,500 English words) written in the last three years.
  6. A Personal History Essay, with CV attached.
  7. Submit a program study plan.
  8. The ability to understand Mandarin.



  1. Complete the  Ph.D. Online Application.
  2. Request official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended.  Transcripts must be official, that is, mailed directly from your schools in a sealed envelope to the Admissions Office.  (For Logos graduates, please submit your Transcript Request to the Academic Office.)
  3. Submit TOEFL score: 575 /91 (TOEFL IBT) (our institutional code is 8548), or GRE Verbal Reasoning score 156, (our institutional DI Code 7172).
  4. Submit an application fee of US $100.00 (non-refundable).


  1. You will be notified of items needed to complete your file.
  2. Once your application is complete, an interview will be arranged. Foreign and overseas applicants will be interviewed by Skype.
  3. After the review and interview by Ph.D. Committee, an admission decision will be made. Notification of decision will be sent by mail.


  1. Remit the Admission Contract to the Admissions Office within two weeks.
  2. F-1 int’l students: Please submit I-20 Application Form, along with copy of passport and affidavit of support to International Student Office.
  3. For student dormitory, please remit the Dormitory Application with $100 deposit to Student Development Dept.   (Check payable to “Logos Evangelical Seminary”.)