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Explore information about admission to the online Comprehensive Bible degree program, such as requirements, application, and timeline.

Cedarville University is a Christ-centered learning community equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth. Cedarville University invites applications to the online Comprehensive Bible program from those who:

  • Have a profession of faith in Jesus Christ
  • Hold a high school diploma

Applicants must also affirm their commitment to the Cedarville covenant and agree to abide by the graduate and adult student standards of conduct. Applicants should also review the University’s doctrinal statement to understand our beliefs and Christian heritage, which serves as the foundation for our community.

University Admissions reviews the qualifications of each applicant on an individual basis. Applicants who present satisfactory evidence of their ability to perform at an undergraduate level are admitted to the Comprehensive Bible program. Cedarville University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

We encourage you to apply early for admission to Cedarville. As the applicant, you are responsible for gathering and submitting all the necessary documents required to complete your application.

  1. Application for Admission [online]
    Provide personal, educational, and professional information; submit a personal statement indicating your motivation and goals for pursuing this program.
  2. Transcripts
    Submit your official high school transcript to give evidence of high school completion. If you have college credit you'd like to be considered for transfer, provide the related official transcript(s).
  3. Standardized Test Scores (if necessary)
    If you are within a year of completing high school, you are required to submit your ACT and/or SAT scores. Please have your test scores sent directly from the testing agency. Cedarville's ACT code is 3245 and our SAT code is 1151. Guidance counselors at traditional high schools may furnish test scores they have verified as original and unaltered with/on the official transcript. Handwritten scores and screen shots of student scores are not acceptable.
  4. Church Leader Recommendation [online] [pdf]
    Have a pastor or church leader within the church you attend who is familiar with your testimony and spiritual development complete this form. Recommendations from family members will not be accepted.

Note: Please review additional information and requirements for international students.

Note: Please review readmission information for existing graduate and adult students.

Your application will be processed and reviewed by University Admissions as soon as all of the materials are received. In most cases you will be notified by letter within three weeks of the admissions decision. However, some applications may need extended time for review or follow-up. If you have not heard within 30 days of submitting all the necessary documents, please contact us.

Courses in Cedarville's online Bible program are offered every eight weeks, so it's easy to begin when it's convenient for you! The dates below are intended to help you plan ahead so you're ready to begin taking courses in the online Bible program.


Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
First 8 weeks Second 8 weeks First 8 weeks Second 8 weeks First 8 weeks Second 8 weeks
New Students
Admission Decision/Deposit Deadline 8/6/2014 10/1/2014 12/15/2014 2/11/2015 4/15/2015 6/3/2015
Online Orientation Completion Deadline 8/8/2014 10/3/2014 12/17/2014 2/13/2015 4/17/2015 6/5/2015
New/Continuing Students
Course Registration Deadline 8/11/2014 10/6/2014 12/18/2014 2/16/2015 4/20/2015 6/8/2015
Course Introduction Week 8/18/2014 10/13/2014 12/29/2014 2/23/2015 4/27/2015 6/15/2015
Instruction Begins/Payment Due 8/25/2014 10/20/2014 1/5/2015 3/2/2015 5/4/2015 6/22/2015
Instruction Ends 10/17/2014 12/12/2014 2/27/2015 4/24/2015 6/26/2015 8/14/2015