1, Submit Application
An application should be submitted in accordance with the instructions printed on the application form. A nonrefundable application fee of $ 200.00 should accompany the form. It is recommended that high school students apply early in their senior year and that all students complete this application process by July 1 of the year of enrollment.
2, References and Forms
Upon receipt of the application, the student will be sent the reference forms, health form, doctrinal statement and financial aid forms. These should be distributed to the proper persons and returned GRU as soon as possible. When a delay in acceptance is experienced, it is often because all required information has not been received by the Admissions Office.
3, Essay Questionnaire
Fill out the essay questionnaire (include any letters of explanation) and remember to sign it.
4, WMC Doctrinal Statement
Read and sign our doctrinal statement saying that student will respect GRU’s views even though student may not agree with some of them.
Complete student name on both of the reference forms and have the appropriate people complete each form. One form must be completed by your pastor, youth pastor, or church leader. The other reference form must be competed by a teacher or employer. Both references must have known you for at least one year.
6, Standardized Tests for Incoming Students
Take either the SAT or ACT exam for B.A. course, and have a copy of your score sent directly to VABU. Most local high schools administer the ACT or SAT test, which may also be taken by nontraditionally aged students. Visiting students and auditors may not be required to submit ACT or SAT scores; a) Percentage of freshmen in the top 20% of high school and college class. b) Freshmen average high school and college scores. c) Reading and English writing skills of freshmen. d) Result of test of Scripture and Theology, Church history, Vision statement of students.