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Application Overview

  1. Complete Application

  2. Pay $40 application fee

  3. Order official transcripts

  4. SAT, ACT, or CLT score submitted. Test optional for admittance; required for academic scholarships.

  5. A minimum high school GPA of 2.75

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Application Checklist


Complete Your Application

Online Application

Complete and submit an application online. It saves your progress if you need to continue later. Your application will include:

  1. Two personal statements, 400-500 words each.
  2. Pastor Recommendation. The form will be automatically emailed to your pastor when you are prompted on the application.
  3. Transcripts & Test scores

Read: Why does TMU require personal statements and recommendations?



Official transcripts must be requested from your current or most recent school. Transcripts may be emailed to or mailed directly to

Office of Admissions

21726 Placerita Canyon Rd.,

Newhall, CA 91321

If you are ordering your transcripts through Parchment, search for school name “Master’s University And Seminary

High School Requirements: 4 Years of English, 3 Years of Math, 2 Years of Science, 2 Years of History, no Foreign Language Requirement.

A minimum high school GPA of 2.75 is required.


Test Scores

TMU accepts ACT, SAT or CLT scores. Scores are optional for admissions and enrollment, but required for academic scholarships.

Minimum SAT score of 1020 (combined critical reading / math) or minimum ACT score of 21. Average SAT score is 1150 and average ACT score is 24 Note: The essay portions of both exams are not required. A minimum CLT score of 61 is recommended. See more CLT details here.

  1. Send ACT scores HERE with TMU’s College Board Code for 0303

  2. Send SAT scores HERE with TMU’s College Board Code 4411


Statement Of Faith

The Master’s University invites all students who are serious about realizing their calling as a Christian. All students, staff, and faculty are required to proclaim faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord.

For more information:

Doctrinal Statement Biblical Living


Financial Aid

Once admitted, your financial aid application is automatically submitted to our financial aid office. This does not include the FAFSA, so be sure to complete it at with our Federal School Code 001220. Students may also complete additional applications for Music, Athletics, and outside scholarships.

We offer merit-based scholarships, need-based grants, and federal/state Aid. In general, all aid is awarded up to 4 years/8 semesters and evenly disbursed between the two semesters.

Financial Aid Total Cost Calculator


Application Deadlines

Application Opens

Complete your application starting September 1 for the Fall 2021 semester. Students applying for on-campus undergraduate programs apply here.

Sep 1

Financial Aid Opens

Complete your federal student aid by creating an ‘FSA ID’ now at TMU’s federal school code is 001220

Oct 1

Virtual Preview Day

Prospective and admitted students and families are invited to join the Virtual Preview Day Q&A session via Zoom! at 3:30 p.m. PDT. Register Now

Oct 1

Early Application Deadline

Applications submitted after November 1 will incur a $40 application fee

Nov 1

Financial Aid Priority Deadline

Complete your FAFSA before this date to qualify for the maximum amount of aid.

Mar 2

National Decision Deadline

Complete your deposit and commit for Fall 2021

May 1

Admitted Students Day (ASD)

Admitted Students and Families are welcome on-campus for a special event. Register Now

Apr 22

Week Of Welcome (WOW)

Orientation week prior to the start of Fall Classes. Learn More

Last Week of August

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