Frequently Asked Questions

Message from the President

Introducing EAST

  • History
  • Vision
  • Mission
  • Learning Environment
  • Accreditation and Affiliations

Admissions Information

  • General Admissions Requirements
  • Application Documents
  • Admissions Application, Deadlines, Submission, and Process
  • Demonstration of Financial Ability
  • Student’s Reapplication After an Extended Absence
  • EAST Alumni Applying to Enter Another Program
  • Status Upon Acceptance
  • Financial Aid

International Students

  • Application Process
  • Immigration and Preparation to Move to Singapore
  • Additional Expenses For International Students
  • Student Life
  • Academics

Student Life

  • EAST Aleph
  • Student Handbook
  • Student Council
  • Chapel
  • Prayer
  • Fellowship and Recreation
  • Mentoring Groups
  • Community Outreach & Witnessing
  • Students’ Wives
  • Standards of Conduct

Ministry Perspectives

  • Introduction
  • First-Year Students
  • MG Ministry Weekend
  • Cross-Cultural Team Internship
  • Field Practicum (2nd Year Students)
  • Emphasis Practicum (3rd Year Students)

Academic Information

  • Course Credits
  • Student Designations
  • Course Registration
  • Academic Load
  • Time Limits on Degree Programs
  • Course Assignments
  • Adding or Dropping a Course
  • Change of Course Status
  • Withdrawal From a Course
  • Grades and Grading Scale
  • Academic Probation
  • Credit for Previous Theological Studies
  • Double Degrees
  • Change of Degree Program
  • Continuation and Graduation
  • Degree Conferral
  • Extended Absence
  • Confidentiality of Student Data

Financial Information

  • Tuition, Fees, and Expenses
  • Payment of School Fees
  • Refunds

Financial Aid

  • Eligibility for Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid and New Students
  • Financial Aid and Continuing Students
  • Student Responsibilities
  • Types of Financial Aid

Academic Programs

  • Introduction to Academic Programs
  • English for Seminarians
  • Partners in Ministry Certificate Program
  • BA Christian Ministry
  • Graduate Diploma
  • MA Biblical Studies
  • MA Christian Ministry
  • MA Intercultural Studies
  • MA Leadership
  • MA Theological Studies
  • MDiv Christian Ministry
  • MDiv Intercultural Studies
  • MDiv Teaching and Exposition
  • MDiv Theological Studies

Course Descriptions

  • Course Description Key
  • Course Numbering System
  • Biblical Studies Course Descriptions
  • Intercultural Studies Course Descriptions
  • Leadership and Formation Course Descriptions
  • Theological Studies Course Descriptions

General Information

  • Facilities and Location
  • Doctrinal Statement
  • Estimated Costs for Full-Time Students
  • Academic Calendar


This publication was updated March 2014. EAST reserves the right to change without notice any statement in this Prospectus.

Students are responsible to review their program requirements listed in this Prospectus as well consulting with appropriate academic advisor(s) prior to course registration to insure that the courses they select apply to their program of study.