Admission PhD Theology And Apologetics

Ph.D. in Bible Exposition

  1. Apply online or call (800) 424-9595 to apply to a degree program with an Admissions Counselor.
  2. A non-refundable, non-transferable $50 application fee will be posted on the current application upon enrollment (waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required).
  3. Mail official college transcripts (sealed, unopened copies or via a direct electronic transcript system) showing a regionally or nationally accredited master’s degree with at least a 3.00 GPA for admission in good standing. Your transcripts must show a Master of Arts with at least 15 credit hours of Bible and/or theology courses. You may also complete the Transcript Request Form to allow Liberty to attempt to request your transcripts on your behalf.
  4. Submit writing sample: minimum 10-page paper (excluding a cover page, table of contents, and bibliography) in Turabian format (a paper/chapter from a master’s program may be used).
  5. Submit a School of Divinity Questionnaire (login required).
  6. Department approval is required for admission.
  7. Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or an approved alternate test of English proficiency: International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP). Applicants must earn a minimum score of 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL, a 3.9 on the iTEP, a 6.5 on the IELTS, or an equivalent score on an approved alternate test for all graduate degree programs.  Applicants who have an earned degree from a college or university in the U.S. or other English-speaking country or school may have the TOEFL requirement waived by the Office of Graduate Admissions. Alternatively, applicants who successfully complete the levels of English-Second-Language (ESL) instruction indicated below at one of two schools will have the TOEFL requirement waived.  Students will have their application held until transcripts from one of the below schools are received.

Official College Transcript Policy

An acceptable official college transcript must be issued directly from the institution in a sealed envelope with a signature across the back. If you have one in your possession, it must meet the same requirements. 


Liberty University Admissions Office Contact Information

Call: (800) 424-9596

Fax: (888) 301-3577

Email: For Questions

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Email: For Sending Documents
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Mail

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Lynchburg, VA 24515

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