USM students will spend approximately 25 hours a week in the following activities:
PRAyer room
Transformation Group
Serving UPPERROOM Dallas or Frisco
Weekend Worship Services

Admissions & Calendar

Learn more about our admissions process and school calendar by clicking through the tabs below.

Admissions Information

► Applications Open: December 29, 2022
► Early Admissions Deadline: February 15, 2023
► Late Admissions Deadline: May 1, 2023
► Must have a high school diploma or GED.
► Must be 18 years old.
► Must be a U.S. Resident.*
► Must be born again.
► Application Fee: $40 (nonrefundable)
► Completed application
► A photo of your driver's license or other valid ID
► Digital passport style photo
► A copy of your high school or college transcript or GED
► References: 1 Pastoral, 1 Professional, 1 Personal
*Unfortunately we are not able to accept international students at this time.

Admissions Process

1. Application
To complete the online application you will need:
► A photo of your driver's license or other valid ID
► A passport style photo
► A copy of your high school or college transcript or GED
► A nonrefundable $40 application fee
► The name, email and phone number of three references.

2. References
In order to complete your application, you will need to list three references: one pastoral, one professional and one personal. Please make sure to list an accurate email address for each of your references. We also recommend following up with your references to make sure that they complete the reference form in a timely manner.
3. Interview
After we receive your completed application, you may be contacted to set up an interview with a USM staff member. In this case, you will be notified within 2 to 4 weeks after the interview regarding your admission’s decision.
4. Deposit
A nonrefundable deposit of $500 is required to secure your admission to the school. Your admissions letter from USM does not secure your seat in class; your deposit does.
5. Tuition
Tuition for the 2023-2024 school year is $5000 to be paid in full by August 15, 2023. This covers all classes, books, and the Fall Retreat. Tuition does not cover living expenses while in Dallas.

*Acceptance to USM will require the completion of a background check.

Calendar 2023 - 2024

Fall Semester 2023
August 21-25: Orientation Retreat
August 28: First Day of Class/Module 1 Begins
September 4: Labor Day Holiday/UPPERROOM Closed
October 12: Module 1 Ends
October 16-19: Guest Speaker Week
October 23: Module 2 Begins
November 20-23: Thanksgiving Break
December 14: Module 2 Ends

December 15 - January 7: Christmas Break

Spring Semester 2024

January 8: Module 3 Begins
January 15: MLK Day/UPPERROOM Closed
February 5-8: Guest Speaker Week
February 29: Module 3 Ends
March 4: Module 4 Begins
March 11-14: Spring Break
April 25: Module 4 Ends
April 29-May 2: Local Outreaches
May 4: Commissioning

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the school’s calendar?
USM classes begin at the end of August and continue through May. See 2023-2024 Calendar for specific dates.
When is the application deadline?
The application deadline is May 1, 2023.
How much is the application fee?
$40 (nonrefundable)
What is required to apply?
A photo of your driver’s license or other valid ID, digital passport style photo, a copy of your high school or college transcript or GED (NOT a diploma; unofficial copies are accepted), application fee, 3 references: 1 professional, 1 pastoral, 1 personal.

“USM is a launching pad. Be ready for spiritual surgery and real discipleship that will launch you into God’s fullness.”

Jehosaphat, 26

“If you want deeper intimacy with Jesus and to grow in leadership, you should come.”

Alexis, 25

“USM has been a foundational unveiling of truth in my life.”

IsaaCc, 21

“Transformation happens at USM. If you’re on the fence, I would say do it! It is the best and easiest decision I’ve made.”

Majesty, 22

“At USM I’ve learned that God is good. Way better than I had ever realized. He truly loves His kids.”

Katlin, 24