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 our different campuses, giving each campus a unique blend of culture and language.
international admissions requirements
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 you admissions process to proceed smoothly.
International students should contact Tricia Hood (email@example.com) for the NY campus or Kinga Vickery (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the FL teaching site to begin the application process. In addition to the forms below, you will need to send Hope or Kinga two 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 a signed letter of sponsorship, if appropriate, and official bank statements for all funds listed converted into US dollars.
High school/college transcripts
These must be translated into English and include a grade key for evaluation.
non pastor reference form
Use this form when asking for a reference from a teacher, employer, or other leader in your life.
pastoral reference form
Ask your pastor or other church leader who knows you well to complete this form.
statement of faith
Download, read, and sign the statement of faith.
Use this form to tell us a little bit about yourself and how you came to Christ.
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 elifibility to transfer.