My training at Cook has helped me to grow in cultural awareness and has equipped me with many resources and tools to help me succeed as a teacher.

Tracy Chang, Current M.A. TESOL Student

Thank you for your interest in Biola University's Cook School of Intercultural Studies! We're excited about the prospect of equipping you and getting to know you as you seek to make an impact in the classroom, office, home or mission field.

Admissions Requirements

Biola University desires only qualified students who are committed to Jesus Christ. However, in the admission of students, Biola does not discriminate on the basis of the applicant's race, color, sex, handicap, or national or ethnic origin.

Please check the specific admission requirements for the program that you are interested in, as well as the following admission deadlines. If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Admissions Deadlines

General Jul. 1 Nov. 1 May 1
Ph.D. Jan. 31 Aug. 31 -
Doctor of Intercultural Studies Jan. 31 Aug. 31 -
M.A. TESOL (Online & On Campus) Jul. 1 Nov. 1 -
International Students — Master's level (On Campus) Jun. 1 Oct. 1 -
International Students — Master's level (Online/Hybrid) Jul. 1 Oct. 1 -

 If you’ve missed the deadline, we may be able to help expedite your file. Please start your application and contact us right away.

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