Q. How much does it cost to attend the Seminary?

A. Tuition is $150 per 3-credit course plus books and fees. For more information regarding tuition and fees, click here.

Q. Do you offer scholarships?

A. SLS offers a very generous scholarship. Full time students will receive $255 and part time students will receive $225 per 3-credit course for all eligible COGOP members. Additional scholarships may be available through the department of Accredited Ministry Development (AMD) of the Church of God of Prophecy.

Q. Do I need to apply for the COGOP scholarship separately?
A. No, all that is needed is to answer the church attendance section of the SLS application honestly.
Q: Are SLS students eligible for financial aid and/or federal student loans?

A: Not at this time.

Q. How much is the application fee?
A. A $50 fee is required with the submission of an application.
Q. Can my application fee be refunded?

A. Unfortunately, we are unable to refund application fees once they have been submitted.


Q. What denomination is SLS associated with?
A. SLS is an institution of the Church of God of Prophecy.
Q. What does SLS believe?
A. The SLS Statement of Faith is available at SpiritAndLifeSeminary.org/spirit-and-life-seminary-statement-of-faith.
Q. Where are classes held?
A. Courses are offered completely online.
Q. What platform is used for online classes?
A. We currently use Populi to manage all of our online courses.
Q. What does the application process consist of?
A. First, apply and submit the application fee. Then, have someone fill out your recommendation form. Next, have your high school or undergraduate level transcripts sent to us, or take an ATB test if applicable. Lastly, sign documents and fill out a background check form if applicable. For more information regarding the application process, please visit spiritandlifeseminary.org/admissions/admissions-process.
Q. Who can complete my recommendation form?
A. We request a ministerial recommendation. This type of recommendation can be completed by your pastor, a church elder, or a church leader that is a licensed minister (not a family member).
Q. What type of transcript do I need to send?
A. We require that transcripts be sent to us directly by the school. Transcripts from a high school or an accredited undergraduate school are acceptable.
Q. What if I started college but did not finish?
A. We will accept transcripts that demonstrate that at least one undergraduate course has been taken.
Q. I did not go to school in the U.S., what are my options?
A. We will accept international transcripts as long as it is an official transcript sent to us directly from the school. If the school or institution is not able to send your transcript, an entrance exam is available, called an Ability to Benefit Exam. For more information regarding the Ability to Benefit Exam, please visit spiritandlifeseminary.org/admissions/atb_test.
Q. What if I did not graduate from high school?
A. . An entrance exam is available, called an Ability to Benefit Exam. For more information regarding the Ability to Benefit Exam, please visit spiritandlifeseminary.org/admissions/atb_test.
Q. Is Spirit and Life Seminary an accredited school?
A. Spirit and Life Seminary is certified by the Association for Hispanic Theological Education (AETH). The Certification that AETH grants is recognized by the Association of Theological Schools. This Certification indicates compliance with minimum educational and institutional standards and recognizes that such programs meet the expectations of equivalence of studies at the university baccalaureate level. The AETH Certification not only contributes to the improvement of the quality of the programs offered to ministry leadership but also opens doors for graduates of those programs to continue master’s level studies in ATS member seminaries that accept such certification as a valid criterion and sufficient for admission to such programs. Certification warrants the relevance and top quality of the programs offered by the educational entities. In addition, Spirit and Life Seminary is currently working towards receiving accreditation.
Q. Where is Spirit and Life Seminary located?
A. Spirit and Life Seminary’s main offices are located at 3800 Keith St NW, Cleveland, TN 37312. However, classes are available completely online.