Overview

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

Admissions & Calendar

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

Admissions Information

Deadlines
► Application Opens: December 29, 2021
► Application Closes: May 1, 2022
Prerequisites
► Must have a high school diploma or GED.
► Must be 18 years old.
► Must be a U.S. Resident.*
► Must be born again.
Requirements
► Application Fee: $40 (nonrefundable)
► Completed application
► 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 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 2022-2023 school year is $5000 to be paid in full by August 15, 2022. This covers all classes, books, and the Fall Retreat. Tuition does not cover living expenses while in Dallas.

Calendar 2022 - 2023

Fall Semester 2022
August 23-25: Orientation/Fall Retreat - Allaso Ranch, Hawkins, Texas
August 29: First Day of Class/Module 1 Begins
September 5: Labor Holiday/UPPERROOM Closed
October 13: Module 1 Ends
October 17-20: Guest Speakers’ Week
October 24: Module 2 Begins
November 21-24: Thanksgiving Break
December 15: Module 2 Ends


Spring Semester 2023
January 9: Module 3 Begins
February 23: Module 3 Ends
February 27 - March 2: Guest Speakers’ Week
March 6: Module 4 Begins
March 13-16: Spring Break
April 27: Last Day of Class/Module 4 Ends


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 2022-2023 Calendar for specific dates.
When is the application deadline?
The application deadline is May 1,2022.
How much is the application fee?
$40 (nonrefundable)
What is required to apply?
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