Admissions Procedure and Application Forms for the Bachelor of Theology and Post-secondary Diploma in Theology

The application forms offered here apply only to study at WAAST’s main campus, in Lomé, Togo. You may choose to study at one of WAAST’s extension centers. Centers are located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Mbalmayo, Cameroon; Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire; Kinshasa, DR Congo; Kumasi, Ghana; Antananarivo, Madagascar; Dakar, Senegal; and Freetown, Sierra Leone. Extension center coordinators can provide you with information and an application.

Entry of New Students

New students are accepted into the Bachelor of Theology (BTh) program and the Post-secondary Diploma in Theology program once a year, in March.

Time Frame of the Program

The Lomé campus operates 2 semesters each year.

  • The March/April semester is 9 weeks.

  • The August/September semester is 6 weeks, except for the final semester of those who will graduate in November. The final semester lasts approximately 12 weeks.

Application and Admission Procedure

  1. Take and pass the entrance exams. (Scroll down for exam schedule.)
  2. Complete all the application forms and return them to the registrar’s office.
  3. Receive official acceptance from WAAST.

Entrance Exam Information

  • All prospective students must take and pass the entrance exams in Bible and English in order to qualify for admission.

  • A prospective student may either purchase the application packet before taking the entrance exams or after receiving notification that he/she passed the exams.

  • After a student has passed the entrance exams, he/she will be informed to complete and return all the application forms.

  • Entrance exams are generally held three times a year.

Entrance Exam Procedure

    • See the WAAST receptionist to register for the entrance exams.

    • Complete a registration sheet.

    • Register at least 1 day in advance, and preferably 1-2 weeks prior to the exams. You will not be allowed to take the exam if you come the day of the exams without having registered in advance.

    • The entrance exam fee is 5,000 cfa and must be paid prior to taking the exams.

    • All exams begin at 8 a.m. Please be prompt as the exams are timed and begin as a group.

Entrance Exam Schedule for 2019-2020

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2020

Application Forms Information

  • An application packet may be purchased for 2,500 cfa from the WAAST receptionist.

  • The application forms may also be downloaded from the WAAST Web site and the application fee of 2,500 cfa paid at registration.

  • The application packet contains:

      – Financial information sheet

       – Application for Admission

       – Church Recommendation form

       – Health History form

        – Medical Report form

        – Request for Transcripts (originals required)

  • The admission forms need to be completed, signed, and returned to the registrar’s office along with all required transcripts and two passport-sized photos (one is for an ID card).

Academic Calendar 2019

First Semester 2019

Academic and financial registration: February 22 & 24

Classes begin: February 25

Classes end: April 26

Second Semester 2019

Academic and financial registration: August 2 & 4

Classes begin: August 5

Classes end for first- and second-year students: September 13

Classes end for the graduating students: November 1

Graduation: November 9

Download the Application Forms BTh – Diploma

Download the Academic Fees WAAST-AGGST 2019