International Admissions




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.


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.

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International students should contact the international admissions counselor to begin the application process. In addition to the forms below, you will need to send the international admissions counselor 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.


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

Audrey Hart
Associate Director of Enrollment (NY) – Territory: International Students

Audrey Hart


I grew up in a Christian family and I came to know Christ as my Savior when I was six years old. Even though I was only six years old, I had already so tangibly seen God’s faithfulness in my life as He provided for my family. When my mom shared that Jesus died on the cross for my sin and rose again so that I could have a relationship with Him, I knew I could put my faith and trust in Him. Throughout the years, God put people in my path to encourage me in my spiritual growth and I had the blessing of serving with Camp Crew during high school. Those were the best summers of my life as I continued to grow in my relationship with God and had the opportunity to serve the Lord.

It was during the summer of my junior year that I decided I wanted to study the Bible at WOLBI. The two years I spent at Word of Life Bible Institute were so formative to my spiritual growth and gave me a passion for counseling. I went on to study at Clarks Summit University to finish my bachelor’s degree in counseling and came back to Word of Life to serve as a Discipleship Coordinator at the New York campus. I loved the opportunity to invest in the lives of the young women on campus!

After that, I served as the Dean of Women at the South Korea campus and I thank God for the unique opportunity to serve overseas doing discipleship. After serving in South Korea for two years, I came back to New York to serve as the International Admissions Counselor at WOLBI and continue my master’s degree in counseling. I love the ministry God has given me with the international students and it’s a joy to serve them!

The discipleship atmosphere is definitely the most unique aspect of the Word of Life Bible Institute. With an emphasis on spiritual growth and community, the students and staff are encouraged to grow closer to the Lord and each other.

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International Admissions Counselor – FL

Kinga Vickery


The Lord allowed me to know Him from a young age. This gave a good foundation of knowing that even when we don’t think or feel that He is near, He is ALWAYS faithful, and my circumstances and current situations are working together to bring me closer to Him. My husband and I have 3 kids and we both serve with Word of Life in Florida. I have a deep calling to serve the International student community because I was one many years ago and feel that I have a special connection to them and can better relate to their needs.

Word of Life is a unique place where the students not only do life & academics together but ministry as well. This is the perfect soil for long-lasting deep friendships and accountability. As Staff we strive to make you feel at home, help you in your daily walk by discipleship and informal gatherings in our homes. We value true heart-change that lasts. Our school year ends after summer ministry, which is (in most cases) summer camp for kids or families on one of our own WOL properties. This allows our students to put into practice what they learned all year. Come join us!

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