36 months
731 USD/credit 17544 USD/year
731 USD/credit 17544 USD/year
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Divinity from Abilene Christian University is the most comprehensive formational degree for ministry that ACU’s Graduate School of Theology offers. It is our shared mission to serve the church by equipping students.


Key facts

Divinity from Abilene Christian University is designed to offer you a firm grounding in scripture, history and theology as well as training in practical ministry skills such as the art of preaching and reading cultures and contexts. This graduate degree will prepare you to enter into all forms of ministry or expand your current vocation; it also provides a solid foundation for further study in Ph.D., Th.D. and D.Min programs.

Graduates with Divinity from Abilene Christian University will:

  • Have ability to integrate theology in contemporary cultural contexts
  • Gain awareness of the historical and contemporary beliefs and practices of the worldwide church, and the Stone-Campbell heritage in particular
  • Have the ability to lead and equip the church for its various ministries
  • Have capacity to exercise care of souls in fitting and compassionate ways
  • Demonstrate growth in Christian character essential for ministerial faithfulness and effectiveness

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New Testament Theology
  • Christian Mission in a Global Context
  • GST Orientation 
  • Contexts of Ministry 
  • Field Education Contextual Immersion 
  • Healthcare Ministry 
  • The Practice of Ministerial Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application and application fee; 
  • An official transcript(s) in English (or translated to English) of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent; 
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted through the online application); 
  • A purpose statement 
  • GST Writing Assessment (a brief evaluation of academic writing skills).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Abilene

932 - 1728 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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