Advanced Standing

Gordon-Conwell offers opportunities for Advanced Standing based on successful completion of competency exams and/or on previous coursework:

If you pursue a Master of Divinity at Gordon-Conwell

If you are a graduate of a regionally accredited CCCU school and meet the requirements listed below, you are eligible for up to 24 credits of Advanced Standing in the Gordon-Conwell Master of Divinity (M.Div.):

  • You hold an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • You majored in Biblical and/or Theological Studies, Ministry Studies, or a comparably named major
  • You have been admitted to Gordon-Conwell as an M.Div. student.
  • To receive Advanced Standing for Old or New Testament Survey, Greek or Hebrew, you will need to pass Gordon-Conwell's competency exams in these areas.

Course-specific guidelines apply, and our registration team would be glad to evaluate your undergraduate transcript for potential Advanced Standing.  Request an evaluation by completing this form and submitting your transcript to the Gordon-Conwell Admissions office.

Request an Advanced Standing Evaluation

 

If you pursue a Master of Arts at Gordon-Conwell

If you are a graduate of a regionally accredited CCCU school and meet the requirements listed below, you are eligible for up to 15 credits of Advanced Standing in the Gordon-Conwell Master of Arts (M.A.):

  • You hold an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • You majored in Biblical and/or Theological Studies, Ministry Studies, or a comparably named major
  • You have been admitted to Gordon-Conwell as a student in the M.A. (New Testament), M.A. (Old Testament), M.A. (Biblical Languages), M.A. (Theology), M.A. (Church History), M.A. (Religion), M.A. in Spiritual Formation or M.A. in Intercultural Studies.  (Note that it is not possible at this time to receive Advanced Standing in the M.A. in Counseling.)
  • To receive Advanced Standing for Old or New Testament Survey, Greek or Hebrew, you will need to pass Gordon-Conwell's competency exams in these areas.

Course-specific guidelines apply, and our registration office would be glad to evaluate your undergraduate transcript for Advanced Standing.  Request an evaluation by completing this form and submitting your transcript to the Gordon-Conwell Admissions office.

Request an Advanced Standing Evaluation

 

Note that Advanced Standing credits will not appear on your Gordon-Conwell transcript until you have completed 9 credit hours at Gordon-Conwell. 

 

Did you attend a CCCU school?

Wondering if your undergraduate institution was a part of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities?   Search by school name below.

Name Location
Abilene Christian University Abilene, Texas
Africa International University Nairobi, Kenya
Africa Nazarene University Nairobi, Kenya
Alphacrucis College Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Ambrose University Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Anderson University Anderson, Indiana
Anderson University Anderson, South Carolina
Arizona Christian University Phoenix, Arizona
Asbury University and Asbury Theological Seminary Wilmore, Kentucky
Avondale College of Higher Education Cooranbong, New Wouth Wales, Australia
Azusa Pacific University Azusa, California
Baylor University Waco, Texas
Belhaven University Jackson, Mississippi
Bethany Lutheran College Mankato, Minnesota
Bethel College Mishawaka, Indiana
Bethel University St. Paul, Minnesota
Biola University La Mirada, California
Bluefield College Bluefield, Virginia
Booth University College Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Briercrest College and Seminary Caronport, Saskatchewan, Canada
Cairn University Langhorne, Pennsylvania
California Baptist University Riverside, California
Calvin College Grand Rapids, Michigan
Campbell University Buies Creek, North Carolina
Campbellsville University Campbellsville, Kentucky
Carson-Newman University Jefferson City, Tennessee
Central Christian College of Kansas McPherson, Kansas
Central University College Dansoman, Accra, Ghana
Charleston Southern University Charleston, South Carolina
Christ's College Taipei New Taipei City, Taiwan
Christelijke Hogeschool Ede EDE Gelderland, Netherlands
Christian Heritage College Carindale, Queensland Australia
College of the Ozarks Point Lookout, Missouri
Colorado Christian University Lakewood, Colorado
Columbia International University Columbia, South Carolina
Concordia University Irvine Irvine, California
Corban University Salem, Oregon
Cornerstone University Grand Rapids, Michigan
Covenant College Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Crandall University Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Crown College Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota
CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts & Sciences Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Dallas Baptist University Dallas, Texas
Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas, Texas
Dordt College Sioux Center,Iowa
East Texas Baptist University Marshall, Texas
Eastern Nazarene College Quincy, Massachusetts
Eastern University St Davids, Pennsylvania
Emmanuel College Franklin Springs, Georgia
Erskine College Due West, South Carolina
Evangel University Springfield, Missouri
Excelsia College Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia
Faulkner University Montgomery, Alabama
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville, Ohio
Fresno Pacific University Fresno, California
Friends University Wichita, Kansas
Fuller Theological Seminary Pasadena, California
Geneva College Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
George Fox University Newberg, Oregon
Gordon College Wenham, Massachusetts
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary South Hamilton, Massachusetts
Grace College & Seminary Winona Lake, Indiana
Greenville University Greenville, Illinois
Handong Global University Puk-ku, Pohang, Kyeonbuk, Republic of Korea
Hannibal-LaGrange University Hannibal, Missouri
Hardin-Simmons University Abilene, Texas
Harding University Searcy, Arkansas
Hope International University Fullerton, California
Houghton College Houghton, New York
Houston Baptist University Houston, Texas
Howard Payne University Brownwood, Texas
Huntington University Huntington, Indiana
Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, Indiana
Jerusalem University College Jerusalem, Israel
John Brown University Siloam Springs, AR
John Wesley Theological College Budapest, Hungary
Johnson University Knoxville, Tennessee
Judson College Marion, Alabama
Judson University Elgin, Illinois
Karoli Gaspar University of the Reformed Church In Hungary Budapest, Hungary
KC University Seoul, Republic of Korea
Kentucky Christian University Grayson, Kentucky
Kilns College Bend, Oregon
King University Bristol, Tennessee
Kuyper College Grand Rapids, Michigan
Laidlaw College Auckland 0650, New Zealand
LCC International University LT-5808 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Lee University Cleveland, Tennessee
LeTourneau University Longview, Texas
Life Pacific College San Dimas, California
Lincoln Christian University Lincoln, Illinois
Lipscomb University Nashville, Tennessee
Louisiana College Pineville, Louisiana
Malone University Canton, Ohio
McMaster Divinity College Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Messiah College Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Mid-Atlantic Christian University Elizabeth City, North Carolina
MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe, Kansas
Milligan College Milligan College, Tennessee
Mississippi College Clinton, Mississippi
Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis, Missouri
Montreat College Montreat, North Carolina
Moody Bible Institute Chicago, Illinois
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, Ohio
Multnomah University Portland, Oregon
Nazarene Theological College Manchester, United Kingdom
New Saint Andrews College Moscow, Idaho
North Central University Minneapolis, Minnesota
North Greenville University Tigerville, South Carolina
North Haiti Christian University Limbe Nord, Haiti
North Park University Chicago, Illinois
Northwest Christian University Eugene, Oregon
Northwest Nazarene University Nampa, Idaho
Northwest University Kirkland, Washington
Northwestern College Orange City, Iowa
Nyack College Nyack, New York
Ohio Christian University Circleville, Ohio
Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee, Oklahoma
Oklahoma Christian University Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, Illinois
Oral Roberts University Tulsa, Oklahoma
Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach, Florida
Pepperdine University Malibu, California
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, California
Point University West Point, Georgia
Prairie College Three Hills, Alberta, Canada
Providence Christian College Pasadena, California
Providence University College Otterburne, Manitoba, Canada
Queensland University Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Redeemer University College Ancaster, Ontario, Canada
Regent University Virginia Beach, Virginia
Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester, New York
Samford University Birmingham, Alabama
San Diego Christian College Santee, California
Seattle Pacific University Seattle, Washington
Seoul Theological University Bucheon, Gyeonggt-do, Republic of Korea
Sheng-te Christian College Chungli,Taoyuan, Taiwan
Simpson University Redding, California
Southeastern University Lakeland, Florida
Southern Nazarene University Bethany, Oklahoma
Southern Wesleyan University Central, South Carolina
Southwest Baptist University Bolivar, Missouri
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie, Texas
Southwestern Christian University Bethany, Oklahoma
Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor, Michigan
Sterling College Sterling, Kansas
Tabor College Hillsboro, Kansas
Taylor University Upland, Indiana
The King's College New York, New York
The King's University Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Toccoa Falls College Toccoa Falls, Georgia
Tokyo Christian University Inzai City, Chiba Prefectur, Japan
Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, Tennessee
Trinity Christian College Palos Heights, Illinois
Trinity International University Deerfield, Illinois
Trinity Western University Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Tyndale University College & Seminary Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Uganda Christian University Mukono, Uganda
Universidad Evangélica Boliviana Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Universidad Nacional Evangelica Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Universitas Pelita Harapan Karawaci-Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton, Texas
University of Mobile Mobile, Alabama
University of Northwestern St. Paul Saint Paul, Minnesota
University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, South Dakota
University of the Holy Land Jerusalem, Israel
University of the Southwest Hobbs, New Mexico
University of Valley Forge Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa, California
Walla Walla University College Place, Washington
Warner Pacific University Portland, Oregon
Warner University Lake Wales, Florida
Westmont College Santa Barbara, California
Wheaton College Wheaton, Illinois
Whitworth University Spokane, Washington
William Jessup University Rocklin, California
Williams Baptist College Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
Wisconsin Lutheran College Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wycliffe Hall Oxford, United Kingdom
York College York, Nebraska

 

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