Please review all steps for submitting your application before beginning the process.*
Fill out the online application here. After we have received your completed application, a set of questions will be sent in order for you to complete a 3-5 minute video interview. A link for uploading your video will be made available.
Contact your high school and/or college(s) to request that your official transcripts be mailed to the Institute for G.O.D. Int’l.
Contact two individuals to write a reference for you (see application for guidelines). The first of these should be a pastoral recommendation from a Pastor, Youth Pastor, Bible Study Leader or similar figure. The second reference should be an academic recommendation. Please use this form for the academic recommendation. Both reference letters should be mailed to the Institute for G.O.D. Int’l.
Please send all materials to:
The Institute for G.O.D. Int’l (Office of Admissions)
401 Center Street
Old Hickory, TN, 37138
*We may request an in-person interview during the application process if deemed beneficial or necessary.
We will contact you when we have received your application. You will be notified of your acceptance status within 2-4 weeks after we receive your completed application, including your video interview, transcripts, two references, and application fee. You application will not be processed until it has been received in its entirety.
To be accepted to the Institute for G.O.D you must have:
Maintained a 2.5 GPA through high school and any previous colleges.
Scored a Minimum of a 21 on the ACT OR
Scored a Minimum of a 1000 on the SAT
*Failure to meet a requirement does not guarantee denial. Each application will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Fall Semester - June 15
Spring Semester - December 1
The application fee is $25 (This is paid on the Application Form)
Financial Requirements for Degree Programs
The financial requirements are the same for all the Bachelor Degree programs of the Institute for G.O.D.Int’l. The students' tuition fee per semester can be paid in full at the beginning of the semester, or be divided into four equal payments due on the last day of each month of the semester.
Tuition cost $155 per unit for Bachelor Programs ($19,685 total)
Tuition cost $180 per unit for Master Programs ($8,640 total)
Masters Application Fee $25
Technology Fee $125 (due at the first day of each semester)
Campus Fee $100 (due at the first day of each semester)
Course Add/Drop Fee $25
Enrollment Fee $100
Undergraduate students can expect to pay from $100 to $150 for books for each class.
Graduate students can expect to pay $150 to $200 for books for each class.
Community Life Fee $165 (due at the first day of each semester)
* The Institute requires first-year students to pay at least 50% of first semester tuition before final registration.
The Institute for G.O.D. Int’l holds applicant status with the Association for Biblical Higher Education. Applicant status is a pre-membership status granted to those institutions that meet ABHE Conditions of Eligibility and possess such qualities as may provide a basis for achieving candidate status within five years.
ABHE is recognized by the United States Department of Education as an institutional “gatekeeper.” Schools accredited by ABHE are thus recognized as accredited by the USDE.
The Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l, please visit http://tn.gov/thec and click on the "Authorized Institutions Data" button.
Transfer Credit Policy
Incoming students may request to transfer units from other colleges. The Institute will accept transfer credit when the following conditions are met:
1. The work must be completed at a regionally or nationally accredited CHEA approved school. Exceptions must be approved by the Registrar.
2. The nature of the work must be of similar quality to Institute courses.
3. The student must have earned a B- or better.
4. No more than 35 hours of credits may be transferred.
5. Incoming students must apply for units to be transferred during their first semester of study.
Transferability of Credit
Credits earned at the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l. You should obtain confirmation that the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at the Institute for Global Outreach Developments Int’l to before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.