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The mission of The Master’s University is to empower students for a life of enduring commitment to Christ, biblical fidelity, moral integrity, intellectual growth and lasting contribution to the Kingdom of God worldwide.

We invite students considering admission for Fall 2019 to begin the application process now.

The admissions committee carefully walks you through each step of the application process, ensuring that The Master’s University is indeed the right school for you. From the application itself, to completing financial aid requests, we are here to work with you every step of the way, until you arrive on campus as a new student. The world-class standards of TMU will be obvious from the first step!

Freshmen, here are a few reasons why you should choose TMU:

Biblical Fidelity All classes and student life are uncompromisingly defined by biblical inerrancy

-26% Tuition reset makes TMU among the nation’s most affordable private 4-year Christian schools

28% Higher Graduation Rate vs. Public Institutions Students at TMU graduate in 4 years at a higher rate (61.2%) than average Christian Colleges (52.9%), and almost at double the rate of students at public institutions (32.8%) (source:, 2019)

TOP Ranked Student Life rated #2 Nationwide “Most Inspirational” by Wall Street Journal and “A” Grade

#1 “Right Choice” University (Wall Street Journal 2017 & 2018)

TOP 10 Christian Universities and TOP 15% Colleges with the Best Academics in California (, 2019)

100% required Statement of Faith and Pastoral Recommendation for Admissions

3.6 GPA average for new applicants

95% graduate school acceptance rate

All right here in sunny Southern California, close to both the mountains and the beach, with endless career opportunities, and consistently rated among the nation’s safest campuses. See the campus and visit days here. We look forward to welcoming you!

Application Checklist

  1. Complete Application

  2. Personal Statements

  3. Application fee

  4. Pastor’s Recommendation

  5. Official Transcripts

  6. SAT or ACT score submitted

  7. Read TMU statement & handbook

  8. Complete Financial Aid Application

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Application Checklist


Online Application:

In order to apply online, you’ll create an “account” first (so you can save and return to your application), before being able to complete the various sections of the online application. Once an application is submitted, the applicant cannot go back and change the application.


Personal Statements:

The Master’s University requires two personal statements as part of the application (approx. 300-500 words each), so plan accordingly.


Pay Application Fee

Fall Students waived before November 15th

Fee is refundable by May 1st for Fall applicants


Pastor Recommendation Form:

Must be completed by non-relative within applicant’s church. Form can be filled out by Head Pastor, Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, or Elder. Form can be sent directly to pastor from application by inputting the pastor’s email address when requested, otherwise it is the applicants responsibility to email their pastor the link to the form.


Official Transcripts

Transcripts must be requested from 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, our school name is spelled precisely as: “Master`S University And Seminary” (you may want to copy+paste)

High School Requirements:

4 Years English

3 Years Math

2 Years Science

2 Years History

(NO Foreign Language Requirement)

Minimum high school GPA of 2.75 (The average incoming GPA at TMU is between 3.5-3.6)


ACT or SAT scores

waived for transfer applicants

  1. Send ACT scores HERE

  2. Send SAT scores HERE

  3. College Board Code for SAT – 4411

  4. College Board Code for ACT - 0303

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. TMU also accepts the CLT exam.


All students are required to proclaim faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord. Read the Doctrinal Statement and Student Handbook.


Complete Financial Aid Application

Every student must complete a Financial Aid Application to be considered for any financial aid (including Music, Athletics and outside scholarships).

The Master’s University offers Merit-based Scholarships, Need-based Grants, and Federal/State Aid. All Institutional aid is awarded up to 4 years/8 semesters. All institutional aid is evenly disbursed between the two semesters.

See: Financial Aid Home Page


Application Deadlines

Fall 2019 application opens.

Create your TMU account today (Create Account) and get ready to start

Sept 1, 2018


Complete your federal student aid early and get money for college. Want a head start? Create your “FSA ID” now at

Oct 1, 2018

Application Deadline

Apply before February 1, 2019

Feb 1, 2019

Financial Aid Awarded

Early applications will receive their financial aid packages first.


President Scholarship Deadline

Apply for TMU’s largest and most prestigious scholarship.

Feb 19, 2019

Financial Aid Deadline

Apply for CalGrant and Federal Aid before this date.

March 2, 2019

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