ADMISSION STANDARDS FOR 2013-14 ACADEMIC YEAR
The Admissions process at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology is holistically designed to:
- Discern an applicant’s personal, philosophical and vocational resonance with the mission of The Seattle School.
- Assess whether an applicant is relationally and academically positioned to succeed as a graduate student at The Seattle School.
Applicants must have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree or its full educational equivalent from a college or university accredited by a U.S. accreditation association holding membership in the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, in the Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada, or from an institution which maintains similar academic requirements and standards. THE SEATTLE SCHOOL does not require particular undergraduate degrees (i.e. Psychology, Christian Leadership, Biblical Studies) in order to be eligible for admission to our programs, or proof of vaccinations.
General admission recommendations include a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). The Seattle School does not require specific prerequisite coursework for admission eligibility, but recommends that an applicant's undergraduate degree contain a minimum of 40 term hours of the liberal arts and sciences, within the following areas:
6 credits: English (Composition and Literature)
2 credits: Philosophy
8 credits: Psychology (Growth and Development, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality)
4 credits: History (Western Civilization)
2 credits: Speech
4 credits: Natural Science
4 credits: Social Science
4 credits: Foreign Language
7 credits: Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences