Visiting Student

School of Theology | School of Intercultural Studies

Application Requirements

Visiting Student status is designed for graduate students who are currently enrolled in good standing at another accredited graduate institution, but want to have transcript evidence of course work done at Fuller for transfer to the institution of primary enrollment.

The following are requirements for completing the application process.

All Applicants

  • Completed and signed Application for Admission, including:
    • Religious Autobiography, parts A and B
    • A $25 nonrefundable application fee
  • An official Letter of Good Standing from your primary institution stating the following:
    • Degree program in which you are currently enrolled
    • Statement of good standing
    • Statement that an official bachelor's transcript is on file
    • Statement that credit will be transferred

To be considered official, the Letter of Good Standing must be on school letterhead and contain the signature of the Registrar or an official from the Office of Student Records. The letter must also arrive to the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Photocopies, scanned copies, faxes, and printouts from student information websites will not be accepted as official.

U.S. Permanent Residents and International Applicants

  • If you are a Permanent Resident of the United States, you must submit a copy of your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) to the Office of Admissions.
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, please be in contact with the International Services Office (ISO) regarding immigration and/or financial requirements.

Application Deadlines

Spring 2017

  • Deadline: February 17, 2017*
  • Orientation: March 24, 2017
  • 10-Week Classes Begin: March 27, 2017

* International applicants residing outside the U.S. must submit completed applications by January 6, 2017.

Summer 2017

  • Deadline: May 12, 2017*
  • Orientation: September 18-22, 2017**
  • 10-Week Classes Begin: June 19, 2017

* International applicants residing outside the U.S. must submit completed applications by March 24, 2017.
** New student orientation for Pasadena campus students beginning studies in the Summer will be held at the same time as Fall Quarter orientation.

Fall 2017

  • Deadline: August 11, 2017*
  • Orientation: September 18-22, 2017
  • 10-Week Classes Begin: September 25, 2017

* International applicants residing outside the U.S. must submit completed applications by March 31, 2017.

Winter 2018

  • Deadline: November 3, 2017*
  • Orientation: January 2, 2018
  • 10-Week Classes Begin: January 2, 2018

* International applicants residing outside the U.S. may only apply for the Fall quarter.


Applicants are notified of admission decisions, in most cases, around four weeks following the completion of an application file. Some programs require that an enrollment deposit be paid within 30 days of notification of acceptance. The enrollment deposit will be applied toward the first quarter's tuition and is nonrefundable.

Tuition and Fees

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