Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Domestic

You are required to be at least 17 years of age.

Yes. Christ for the Nations requires High School transcripts and College transcripts from all applicants.

We are not a federally accredited institute, but we do partner with other universities. At this time, we have articulation agreements with these universities who accept our credits: Oral Roberts University, Dallas Baptist University, Southwestern A/G University, Ecclesia College, and The King’s University. Your credits from CFNI are transferable and can be used toward a degree at one of these learning institutions. We also offer Co-Enrollment through Dallas Baptist University.

There is parking provided with every apartment building. Parking decals are required in order to park on campus and can be obtained from the security department.

Yes! There are several ways to visit our campus. The best way to visit is to participate in Campus Days. Visit our website to register for this event that is held twice yearly. We also have Campus Stays & Student For A Day options. Please call the Admissions Office for to check for availability.

No. The pastor who fills out the Pastoral Recommendation form cannot be related to the applicant. We can accept a Pastoral Recommendation from an associate pastor or a youth pastor.

Domestic students are applicants who have U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency.

We will run a background check and you may be required to have a phone interview with a corresponding Dean.

Finance (Domestic)

13 months to 4 years

An application fee is the $50.00 fee that must accompany the initial application submitted to Christ For The Nations Institute before becoming a student. This is a one-time fee and is non-refundable.

A registration fee is a $30.00 standard fee charged each semester when you register for your classes at Christ For The Nations Institute. (Early Registration – $0/ Standard Registration – $30/Late Registration $60.00)

There is a grace period of 5 days, after which there will be a $50.00 late fee added to your account.

Domestic students would have to meet with the Student Accounts Office to see if a payment plan can be arranged. This can only be approved by that office. International students are required to sign an agreement in their admissions process that states they will pay in full on arrival. Failure to abide by this means they will be sent back to their country at their own expense.

Domestic students may work after school hours. Daytime classes are from 8:00AM to 12:00PM. International students are not allowed to work off campus due to US government regulations. This includes self-employment.

International Students cannot register early. Domestic Students may register early and pre-pay.

Yes. You may make payments through your online student portal.
To do so you will go to cfni.org > Login (upper left hand)> Student Portal > enter your email address and password and select the current term you are making a payment toward.
Once you are logged in, you will select My Billing Ledger/Online Payments (task bar/ left hand side) and enter in the payment information required.

Yes. We offer a payment plan for Domestic students only. If the payment option is chosen, payments will be divided throughout the semester. Because of US government regulations, international students must pay in full at the time of registration.

Full-Time: $2,775.00
Part-Time: $185.00
*Other fees not included.

Children 13 months to 4 years old: $950.00

All private music lessons (Voice, Guitar, Drums, Bass Guitar, Piano, Cello, & Violin): $300.00
Creative Arts/Painting: $210.00
Remedial English: $175.00

1 Course- $525.00
2 Courses- $892.00
3 Courses- $1,260.00

1 Class- $525.00
2 Classes- $930.00
3 Classes- $1,215.00

You can make your application fee payment with cash, check, or credit card. You may mail a personal check or certified check to 444 Fawn Ridge Dr. Dallas, TX 75224 (Attn: Enrollment Services).

No.

No, it is not required, but you are responsible for any medical costs you may have while attending CFNI.

Yes.

There are limited jobs available on campus. However, a job fair is held on campus the first week of every semester. We also have job postings in the Student Informer (online school newspaper).

Yes. All on campus single students are required to have a meal plan. However, if there is a medical condition that does not allow you to be able to eat in the cafeteria, there is a separate process to become exempt. Upon acceptance, you must meet with the Student Accounts Manager to discuss the situation. You will need a Doctor’s note specifically detailing your situation and food restrictions… Married students in family housing are not required to have a meal plan. However, you have the option to purchase one if desired.

International

Yes. An international student can apply online as long as they have a debit/credit card to pay the application fee at the end.