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New York

Word of Life Bible Institute
4200 Glendale Rd
Pottersville NY 12860-2300

518-494-4723 (phone)
518-494-1481 (fax)


Word of Life Bible Institute
13247 Word of Life Dr
Hudson, FL 34669



Word of Life Bible Institute
617796 Grey Road 18
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5W4


South Korea

Word of Life Bible Institute
San 18 So-kil-li, Aewol-eup
Jeju City 63037
South Korea



Join us for a

Campus Visit

Campus Preview is a great opportunity for you to come visit the campus, make friends, meet the staff, and interact with current students. If you’re a high school junior or senior, college-aged student, or are just interested in a solid Bible education, Campus Preview is for you! All adult sponsors will need to provide their own housing but are welcome to eat in the dining hall and follow the “Campus Preview” schedule. The registration deadline is one week prior to your date of arrival.

Schedule a Visit

New York

Ready to attend a Campus Preview? Register for the following dates below.
– October 13-15, 2016
– October 20-22, 2016
Call 800.331.9673 to register or register online by clicking below.

Register Online for NY


Would you like to attend the WOLBI Florida Campus Preview? We have the following dates currently open.
– October 20-22, 2016
Call 800-331-9673 to register or register online by clicking below.

Register Online for FL


Call 1-800-461-3503 for details on visiting our campus in Canada.

Can’t Make It?

No problem! Register for a personal campus visit by calling:
New York: 800-331-9673.
Florida: 727-379-5027.


Various Enrollment


Please Note: These forms are provided here to help aid offline applications and some other areas of the enrollment process. Please do not fill out these forms unless you are asked to do so. If you are looking to apply to the Bible Institute, please use the online application unless advised otherwise.

Enrollment Forms

Our New York

Admissions Team

  • Tom Headlee

    As a young Youth Pastor, the Senior Pastor handed me a box and said, “This is what I want you to use.” It was a box of Word of Life Local Church Ministries materials. It was my first introduction to W … Read More

  • Mike Daniels

    I came to the BI after 5 summers of impact on my life at Word of Life Florida Youth Camp. I saw the lives of my counselors and supervisors and how much they LOVED the Lord. I wanted that in my life, a … Read More

  • Charlotte Good

    When I first heard about the Bible Institute it was from my friend who had just started her first year when I began attending a University, living my dream of playing soccer at the collegiate level, a … Read More

  • Christa Jordan

    I decided to attend the Bible Institute to get a better understanding of the Bible. I knew I needed to be in a place where my relationship with the Lord would be stretched and strengthened.

  • Hope Lewis

    In the summer of 2006, I began to recognize the plan God was unfolding before me. I had a deep desire to know God and dissect His Word on a deeper level. I attended my first year at the Bible Institut … Read More

  • Anna Stursberg

    I was born and raised in a home where both of my parents were believers, so I grew up in church. Even though I grew up with a lot of biblical training, I knew I needed more. I came to the Bible Instit … Read More

  • Shelby Mass

    I came to the Bible Institute with a deep hunger for God’s Word, not growing up as an avid church-goer I was fairly new in studying the Bible. The discipleship, ministry, and various classes on books … Read More

Ready to Apply?

Awesome! You won't regret spending a year at the Bible Institute. Begin by starting an online application by clicking the button. Then our admissions team in both NY and FL will walk you through every step of the process from start to finish.

Our Florida

Admissions Team

  • Keith Balsley

    I had the privilege to be raised in a home that loved the Lord Jesus Christ. It wasn’t until I went to my first Christian camp at the age of 12 that I realized I needed a personal relationship with Ch … Read More

  • Micah Vanzant

    During my first year of college, the Lord totally got a hold of my heart and showed me that the only way to truly experience joy is by abiding in Him. A few weeks later, I heard about the Bible Instit … Read More

  • Savannah Kessler

    I knew that being a Christian was important, I did all of the things a Christian is “supposed” to do, going to church, inviting friends to church, going to youth group, etc. It was not until I was thi … Read More

  • Kinga Vickery

    I came to the Bible Institute through some tough, life-altering situations God provided a year at the BI in NY. Initially I came for just a short time but had the most amazing first year AND came back … Read More

Off Campus

Studying God’s Word isn’t just for High School graduates! It’s for everyone. Every year we have students come to study God’s Word from all backgrounds. Students have transferred or graduated from other colleges, have been veterans in the military, married with children, or be a single parent. Some have even come after retirement to fulfill a life long dream to study God’s Word.

Check out the video below to get a idea of what it’s like.

It’s never too late to start studying God’s Word. Take your ministry, life, and relationships with Jesus to a new level. Be an off campus student at the Word of Life Bible Institute. Check out all the details today by downloading our latest brochure.

Download the Off-Campus Brochure

International Students

Word of Life Bible Institute welcomes international students and values diversity. Since Word of Life is a global ministry, students from all over the world attend different campuses, giving each campus a unique blend of culture and language.

In addition to the stated admissions requirements, all international students must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Students who do not have English as their first language must take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). International students must also complete a Statement of Support indicating their ability to fund their education at the Bible Institute.

We want to make the application process as easy as possible for our international students so please use the following list to help you prepare to study with us. Make sure you have each of the following items for your admissions process to proceed smoothly.

If you have any question don’t hesitate to contact our admissions team.

Getting Started as an International Student

International students should contact Wendy Williamson ( to begin the application process. In addition to the forms below you will need to send Wendy 2 photos of yourself, a copy of your passport or ID, and a recommendation from your WOL Country Director.

You will also need to visit the TOEFL Website to send your scores to Word of Life. You must achieve a minimum of 61 on IBT, 170 on CPT or 500 on PBT. Our TOEFL code for score requests is 3955.

Financial Support Declaration

Include signed letter of sponsorship if appropriate and official bank statements for all funds listed converted into US dollars.

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High School/College Transcripts

These must be translated into English and include a grade key for evaluation.

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Non Pastor Reference Form

Use this form when asking for a reference from a teacher, employer, or other leader in your life.

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Pastoral Reference

Ask your pastor or other church leader who knows you well to complete this form.

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Statement of Faith

Download, read, and sign the statement of faith.

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Testimony Worksheet

Use this form to tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to Christ.

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Transfer Form

All international students holding a Student Visa (F-1) who are transferring from other U.S. institutions are required by our institution to submit proof of eligibility to transfer.

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