Who Should Enroll?
Patriot Bible University is an answered prayer
for many Christians; particularly those desiring to continue
their education later in life.
Anyone who desires a greater
knowledge and understanding of
his education, and prepare for more effective Christian
service can benefit as a Patriot student.
designed to equip the student to better serve as
1. Pastor, evangelist, missionary, youth minister,
church staff member.
2. Christian school administrator or teacher.
3. Dynamic leader in a local church.
4. Military personnel desiring to become more effective in
5. Counselor, serving in a local church ministry.
6. Those desiring personal enrichment through challenging
7. Retired Christians seeking continuing education in Christian
Admission Policies & Procedures
All students must be Bible-believing Christians and
have demonstrated a personal relationship with Jesus
Undergraduates must have a high school diploma or GED
and a GPA of 2.0 or better. Graduates must have a B.A
or B.S. in a Bible degree with a GPA of 2.5 or better.
Doctoral candidates must have a M.A. in the same field
as their doctorate and their graduate and undergraduate
GPA must average a 3.0 or better.
All applicants are considered without regard
to sex, race, handicap, or national origin.
Statement of Faith/Commitment to Personal Holiness:
Students must indicate that they agree with our doctrinal
position, and must agree to strive for personal holiness
and separation from worldly living. This includes making
a diligent effort to pray and to read God's Word daily,
to faithfully attend a Bible believing church and to
honor the Lord by abstaining from sinful acts.
Evaluation of transfer credits will be made from
official transcripts after the student has been accepted
for admission. Students from schools of higher learning
will receive full credit for equivalent courses in which
he/she made "C" or better, if the content of
the courses meet requirements for the student's program.
The maximum number of transfer credits for each degree
program is as follows:
BA - 90 credit hours
MA - 15 credit hours
D.Min.- 18 credit hours
Non-Degree Program - Patriot School of the
A student who wishes to take Patriot Bible
courses, but has no desire to graduate or pursue a specified
degree, may enroll in Patriot School of the Bible.
Registration fee is $20. Tuition is only $10 per course
above the cost of books and shipping. A Bible Diploma
is presented when 15 courses are completed. An Advanced
Bible Diploma is presented when 30 courses are completed.
To enroll in Patriot School of the Bible, click
Undergraduate Students (only) with vocational
Christian experience are invited to take the Patriot
Exam. This test offers credit based upon knowledge gained
through years of Bible study and academic learning. A
maximum of one-fourth of a student's undergraduate degree
requirements may be earned in this manner. There
is no charge for credits awarded as a result of the Equivalency
Exam, except for the initial $85 testing fee. To have
the Equivalency Exam mailed to you, click
here to prepay the $85.00 fee.
Life Experience and Ministry Evaluation (LEME)
Undergraduate Students (only): Additional
academic credit may be available for those who have served
full time positions or received
payment for ministry activities. A portfolio may be submitted
to determine if any credit may be awarded for experience
relating to a specific degree. Portfolios must include
the scope of each area of experience, the beginning and
ending dates, names and phone numbers of those who will
verify your participation, and how the experience relates
to the degree being sought. Students interested in this
opportunity should complete the Life Experience and Ministry
Evaluation form. A
maximum of one-fourth of a student's degree
requirements may be earned in this manner. There is a
$40 charge for evaluating the portfolio, plus a fee of
$5 for each undergraduate
credit hour and $10 for each graduate credit hour awarded
in this manner. The form for the evaluation is provided
free of charge. To have the LEME form mailed to you,
request it by secure e-mail.
To download the LEME form, click
Recognition and Accreditation
Patriot University is recognized
by the State of Colorado to grant religious degrees and is accredited
by the American Accrediting Association of Theological
Institutions. This accreditation is through a Christian
agency, which recognizes high standards of Biblical and
academic training. It is not to be confused with regional
accreditation that deals with secular programs and standards.
Providing quality Biblical training has been the aim
of Patriot Bible University throughout our history.
God's standards are higher than any that men have set.
Therefore, the greatest desire of Patriot administrators
is to meet the approval of our Lord as we equip His people
for His service.
Transfer of credit between Christian colleges and universities
is ultimately determined by the receiving institution,
regardless of other factors.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Associate of Arts degree in Bible requires
successful completion of 64 credit hours of core Bible
Bachelor of Arts degrees require successful completion
of 128 credit hours. Special areas of study and specific
B.A. in Biblical Studies
B.A. in Pastoral Studies
B.A. in Missions and Evangelism
B.A. in Christian Counseling
B.A. in Christian Education
B.A. in Christian Early Childhood Education
B.A. in Christian Elementary Education
B.A. in Christian Secondary Education
Graduate Degree Programs
Master of Arts degrees require successful
completion of 36 credit hours of graduate level courses
including a thesis.
M.A. in Biblical Studies
M.A. in Pastoral Studies
M.A. in Missions and Evangelism
M.A. in Christian Counseling
M.A. in Christian Education
Doctor of Ministry degrees require successful completion
of 45 credit hours of graduate level courses including
a doctoral dissertation.
Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Studies
Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Studies
Doctor of Ministry in Missions and Evangelism
Doctor of Ministry in Christian Counseling
Doctor of Ministry in Christian Education
Grades & Grade Points (per credit)
A student may return new course books and
materials and drop a course within 30 days. Books must
be in resalable condition, and a $7 restocking fee
must accompany the return. After 30 days, a course
may be officially dropped by calling or writing the
university. Materials may not be returned.
Courses may be started at any time. A
serious full time student normally takes two or three
at a time, and completes them within an eight-week
period. All undergraduate courses offer two credit
courses take longer to complete, and offer three
Courses are practical, and offer substance for immediate
use by Christian workers. Each Bible course requires
the student to use his Bible (KJV) extensively for learning
Lesson materials should be neat and readable, and should contain
the student's name, address and course title. The student may
wish to make a copy of his work in case the material is lost
in mailing. Students pay the postage on all lessons sent to
the university for scoring, but after grading, courses are
returned at no additional cost.
A student who is enrolled in the Plan
A tuition option must make contact with the university
every month with a tuition offering. This plan also requires
completion of ten courses per year for undergraduate students
and six courses for graduate students. Students who fail to
meet these requirements will be placed in Plan
A student who is enrolled in the Plan B tuition option,
must order at least one course during each three-month
period, whether undergraduate or graduate student.
A student becomes inactive when failing to meet the
requirements for either Active-Plan A or Active-Plan
B. (Please see additional information on Drop/Return procedures
and Financial information).
An inactive student (see section immediately
above) must pay a reinstatement fee of $75.00 to resume
studies with Patriot Bible University.
• Completion of all
• A minimum grade point average of 2.0 for undergraduate
students and 2.5 for graduate students.
• All tuition, graduation and other fees paid
Commencement exercises are held on-site in Colorado
Springs each Summer. Participation is recommended,
but not required. If diplomas are mailed, they will
be issued in December or June following