Admissions Policies
Students who apply for the Bachelor of Arts degree must have an earned high school diploma or its academic equivalent.  Students who desire to take courses by audit will not be subject to this requirement.

 

Application

WMU’s academic programs are open to students of all Christian denominations who meet the standard requirements for admissions.  WMU admits only qualified students and persons who are committed to Jesus Christ.  However, WMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, admission policies, scholarships, or any other programs or activities.

 

The following documents must be included in the application process.

  1. The application form and a non-refundable application fee ($100);
  2. Testimony;
  3. One reference;
  4. Official transcript(s)l; and
  5. Two Recent photographs (passport style).

 

The application form and other materials can be obtained from the admissions office.  They may be requested by phone, mail, or downloaded via the internet. The mailing address, phone/fax numbers and e-mail are:

 

Admissions Office

World Mission University

500 Shatto Pl. Suite 200 Los Angeles, CA 90020

 

Phone: (213) 388-1000/ Fax: (213) 385-2332

E-mail: admissions@wmu.edu

Home Page: www.wmu.edu

 

The deadline to apply for the Fall semester is the middle of August, and for the Spring semester it is middle of January. For exact dates please see the academic calendar on the school’s website.  International students must apply earlier in order to process visas and make the necessary arrangements to enroll.

Admissions Procedure

Once the student submits the application and the supporting documents, the Admissions Office reviews the documents and confirms the completion of each applicant’s file.  The application and records are submitted to the admissions committee for evaluation based on the following criteria:

  • A sense of calling from God for Christian ministry;
  • Born-again experience and baptism with water;
  • Active participation in a church community;
  • Evaluation of prior academic performance and the ability to successfully complete the academic program;
  • Recommendations;
  • Music students must submit audition CD or DVD; and
  • Interview with program director

 

Applicants will be officially notified by mail, and admitted students will receive new student orientation information.

 

Personal Interview

The program director interview the applicant in the application process.  In the interview, director will check the sense of calling and the academic qualification for the study.

 

Language

Since WMU uses Korean as its primary language of instruction, it does not require English proficiency tests such as the TOEFL for admissions.

 

Health Insurance

World Mission University highly recommends that every student have health insurance. World Mission University does not provide student health plan.

 

Admissions Categories

Full Acceptance: A student who has met all the requirements and is fully accepted as a student at WMU.

 

Provisional Acceptance: A student who is not able to complete the admission file before the deadline may be accepted with full benefits of the school for one semester.  This restricted status allows the student the opportunity to complete the admission file.  If the student fails to move to the full acceptance status within one semester, he or she will be dismissed.

 

Probationary Acceptance: A student who does not meet the normal academic standards or lacks other qualifications, but provides a strong indication for academic success may be accepted on probationary status. The student is granted one year to achieve the academic level or other qualifications necessary to move to full acceptance.

 

Visiting Student: A visiting student is one concurrently enrolled at another school who desires to take courses at WMU for transfer back to their primary school of enrollment.

 

International Students and Visas

WMU is authorized by the U.S. Government to issue the I-20 form for visas from foreign countries.  Once the applicant is accepted, WMU will send  various documents including the I-20 form.  International students must enroll as full time students, which mean an undergraduate student must take at least 12 credits. International students should direct their questions to the International Student Office.

 

Spiritual Requirements

All applicants to WMU must be born-again Christians whose lives demonstrate excellent Christ-like character and attitude.  Students wishing to enroll at WMU must have a compassionate heart to serve as Christ served and actively engage in the pursuit of spiritual disciplines.

 

Non-discriminatory Policy

WMU seeks a diverse student body.  Everyone has equal opportunity and access to WMU’s educational programs and activities.  The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, physical condition, or national origin.  Non-discriminatory policies apply to the admissions policy, educational programs, employment, and all other activities that WMU provides.

 

WMU complies with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975.