Steps to Enroll

Step ONE - The Application Process:

You can begin the application process by following these steps:


Admission Requirements:

  1. You must have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. You must have earned a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA in all previous post-secondary academic studies.
  3. You must meet the academic prerequisites for the graduate degree you wish to pursue.
  4. Prerequisites:
  • Instructional Leadership - 12 undergraduate semester credits of education and two years of full-time, licensed teaching experience
  • International Leadership Studies, Church Development emphasis only - 12 undergraduate semester credits of biblical and theological studies
  • Ministry Leadership - 12 undergraduate semester credits of biblical and theological studies
  • Organizational Leadership- 12 undergraduate semester credits of business/management/accounting courses or 24 consecutive months of full-time employment in a single business

The Admissions Council may occasionally accept a student under extenuating circumstances even if they fail to meet all of the above criteria.

Admission Procedures:

  1. Complete and submit the Application for Admission
  2. Submit the official transcript showing an earned baccalaureate degree and official transcripts from all graduate schools attended.

Additional application requirements for Christian Studies, International Leadership Studies, or Ministry Leadership Programs:

  1. Read, sign, and submit your agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith
  2. Submit a Spiritual Life Essay

Step TWO - The Financial Aid Process:

There are several financial aid options for adult learners. Crown College?s Adult and Graduate Studies programs participates in Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant and Federal Stafford loans to help finance your education.

To begin the process, just fill out the federal government's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the government's means of determining what aid is available for you. It usually takes about two hours to fill out, but it is the essential first step to getting aid. Crown's Title IV school code is 002383. The FAFSA is available via the internet, through your local high school, public library, or the . We provide a FAFSA worksheet to shorten your time filling it out. After completing the FAFSA, our financial aid office will put together a custom financial aid package which will include federal and state grant and federal and state loan options.

Step THREE - Registration & Orientation Process:

Once you have received an acceptance letter, your Enrollment Manager will help you access your student email account. Through this secure email account, you will be sent a financial aid award letter; the next step is to register for Orientation and your first term of classes. Your Academic Advisor will work with you to put together a timeline and course schedule that will fit your busy life for the duration of your education.

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