Available degree programs range from an Associate
degree through the Doctoral level with reas of concentration in Biblical Studies, Biblical Counseling, Church
Administration, Religious Education, Religious Fine Arts, Theology,
Divinity and more.
Interested parties may contact FICU toll free at
1-800-509-7009 to speak with an Admissions Specialist. Our
admissions office will expedite an enrollment packet in the form of
a CD-ROM which contains all
required enrollment forms including the FICU catalog and guidelines for submitting
the required information.
Or if you would prefer, you may complete our
Specific requirements are listed in the enrollment
packet. A portfolio should include previous education, employment,
and ministry experience at a minimum.
Lifetime Learning Assessment is a program that
allows students to receive academic credit for experiential
learning, conferences, missionary work, books authored, ministry as well as a
variety of other experiences. Please contact an Academic Advisor for
specific information about this type of assessment.
Academic Advisors are available to assist students
throughout the educational process. Advisors may be
contacted at: PO Box 3979 Merced,
CA 95344, by telephone at (800) 509-7009, or by email at
FICU has a wide base of curriculum available to our
students, tailored individually for each student's needs. Your
academic advisor will establish an appropriate degree
program as well as provide curriculum information for that
FICU is accredited through the Accrediting
Commission International for Schools, Colleges & Theological
Seminaries (A.C.I.). Further information regarding this Accrediting
Commission is provided in the student catalog or on
this site. (Click her to see our legal
I would prefer to complete my studies on an
independent basis. Is that a possibility?
Absolutely. Many students find it difficult to integrate classroom
time with their current career and ministerial responsibilities. FICU
will gladly cater to these students, establishing a study program that
suits both the student's needs and interests.
I would like to attend classes at an Affiliate
Center. Where is the center nearest me?
More than 50 affiliate centers exist both in the
continental U.S. and abroad. The city and state (or country) of each
center is listed in the student catalog and on
Aside from a fascinating array of studies, the
University also offers assistance through the dissertation writing
process, full and complete Pastoral Ordination through the International Association of Christian Clinical Counselors
(IACCC) membership, and endless human resources through the teaching
faculty and fellow students.
It is the desire of the University to offer degree
programs to students who may not be able to meet financial
obligations of the traditional university. An undergraduate degree
can be completed for $3,900.00. Each graduate level is only
$3600.00, for most degree programs. Interest-free financing is also
available to qualified students. Contact an Academic Advisor for the
exact tuition costs associated with your chosen degree