Graduate Admission Requirements
Graduate admission requirements include:
(a) completed graduate application
(b) non-refundable application fee
(Tuition and Fees
To be sent to GIAL Admissions, 7500 W Camp Wisdom Rd, Dallas, TX 75236
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(c) official copies of all post-high school transcripts where courses were taken toward a degree or pertaining to an expected study program at GIAL. School records should come directly to GIAL from the school itself or be an unopened, signed and sealed copy you received directly from the school. Academic records from outside the United States should be sent to both GIAL and to a credential evaluation service to verify U.S. equivalency of courses taken and grades and degrees received.
(d) personal/character references from three individuals (non-family members)
(e) written statement of purpose
(f) one of the following:
i. Completion of an undergraduate degree at a regionally accredited institution of higher education, with a GPA of 3.3 or higher, OR
ii Completion of an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 2.80 or higher, AND satisfactory score on the GRE examination. At the current time satisfactory score on the GRE is defined as a verbal score of at least 149, a quantitative score of at least 145, and presence of an analytical writing score. (GIAL writing score standard is not yet set.) OR
iii Completion of graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a GPA of at least 3.0
iv. Letter of Good Standing from Dallas Theological Seminary verifying acceptance or enrollment in one of their cooperative programs with GIAL
(g) Note to students in DTS-GIAL cooperative programs: A Letter of Good Standing from the DTS Registrar's office is required for all DTS-GIAL cooperative students, even if the letter is not used to waive GIAL's GRE requirement.
(h) where appropriate for non-native speakers of English, evidence of satisfactory performance on the TOEFL, the IELTS, or the Common European Framework of Reference for Language evaluation. Total of partial scores on TOEFL be at least 90. Each partial score on IELTS must be at least 6.5. Common European Framework of Reference for Language (English) evaluation must be C3 or better.(i) where appropriate for on-campus students, evidence of bacterial meningitis vaccination.