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Trevecca Nazarene University

Trevecca Nazarene University

Trevecca Nazarene University


With accreditation and esteemed faculty, Trevecca has helped develop the minds of students from all over the world for more than 120 years. Located in the heart of Nashville, Trevecca's faculty and staff are focused on preparing students for lives of leadership and service. Founded in 1901, Trevecca is committed to holistic education, encouraging students to grow intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

Trevecca offers classes at the main campus as well as two satellite campuses in Middle Tennessee and online classes worldwide. With students from 47 states and 39 countries, Trevecca offers 20 associate degrees, 81 undergraduate majors, 25 master’s programs, and three doctoral programs as well as specialist and certificate programs.


Earn a highly esteemed degree in a Christ-centered community that's committed to your success. At Trevecca, you’ll reach your education goals while also deepening your faith and worldview. Our body of multi-denominational, unapologetically Christian faculty and staff allows students to understand others' perspectives while also growing themselves.

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • 19:1 student-teacher ratio
  • 94% of faculty with the highest degrees in their field


We believe that faith should be at the center of all things. That’s why, as a university, we come together multiple times a week to worship, learn, praise, and grow in the chapel. This time allows our students, staff, and faculty to come together in fellowship to deepen their relationship with Christ and each other.

  • 9 campus ministries
  • 47 chapel opportunities per semester
  • Annual international mission trips


Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.

Our Campus

Our main campus is home to more than 1,000 students and has plenty to offer. From coffee shops and eateries to rec facilities and Benson Auditorium, there are places to hang out, get active, grab a bite, or watch a show. There’s always something happening right in our backyard.

Our City

You’ll find Trevecca in the heart of Nashville, just a mile from the vibrant downtown district, and students are surrounded by rich history and opportunities to learn, grow and serve. Off-campus volunteer opportunities allow students to see the city from different perspectives and help shine God’s light in different areas. Exploring the exciting urban surroundings, from Music Row to waterfall hiking to Opry Mills, you’re sure to find places where you love to spend time.


What to Do After Applying

Step 1: Submit your Official Test Scores:

Trevecca requires either the ACT exam or the SAT exam for any student who has not yet completed 30 university credit hours. If you have completed at least 30 transferable credits at another university, you will not need to submit ACT or SAT exam scores.

  • ACT: The minimum requirement for admission is: 18 ACT. Request your scores from their website; Trevecca Code: 4016
  • SAT*: The minimum requirement for admission is 960 SAT. Request your scores from their website; Trevecca Code: 1809
  • *Note that if you took the SAT prior to March 2016, the minimum score required for admission is 860.

If you have not taken either exam, you can find details, dates, and prices on the websites listed above.

Step 2: Submit your Official Transcripts:

High School/Secondary Education

Foreign Credential Evaluation Service*: You may be asked to send your transcripts through a foreign credential evaluation service if you have attended a non-U.S. school for any High School/Secondary equivalent or University institution. All transcripts must be sent in English in order to be evaluated. Trevecca accepts international transcript evaluations from any of the NACES-approved organizations. If you have not yet ordered an evaluation and you need to, we recommend using SpanTran, as they have built a portal for Trevecca applications that is beneficial for students who wish to track the progress of their evaluation.

University/College Transcript*:

  • If you are an International Transfer Student or have attended a non-U.S. University, you may be asked to send your official transcript through a foreign credential evaluation service. All transcripts must be sent in English in order to be evaluated.
  • Transfer Recommendation Form: If you have attended any University or post-secondary institution, you will need to complete and submit a Transfer Recommendation Form by your most recent institution. Instructions on how to complete and return are indicated on the form.

STEP 3: Submit your Official English Language Test scores:

International students must demonstrate evidence of their ability to understand and use English sufficiently to succeed in their work at Trevecca. All international students must demonstrate English proficiency either by taking the TOEFL or IELTS.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) – the minimum requirement for admission is a score of 61 on the internet-based test
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) – the minimum requirement for admission is a score of 5.5

The TOEFL requirement can be waived if:

  • A student has attended a school for at least two years whose medium of instruction is English and successfully passed English. The student must be able to provide verification that the school did teach in English and that the student was not enrolled in any English support courses, such as ESL classes, during that time; or
  • A student may submit an official college-level transcript showing completion of coursework at a "C" level (2.0 GPA) or better equivalent to Trevecca's English Composition (ENG 1020) from an accredited college or university.

STEP 4: If you qualify for admission to Trevecca, we will need:

  • Certification of Financial Support: This form must be completed by the applicant, financial sponsor, and/or bank certifying the assured financial support for the applicant’s first year. Total budgetary costs for an academic year at Trevecca Nazarene University are listed on the form. Your Admissions Counselor will send you the form after you qualify for admission.
  • Enrollment Deposit: A $200.00 enrollment deposit is required to enroll at Trevecca Nazarene University. All International applicants, upon admittance, are required to submit their enrollment deposit by May 1 for the Fall semester or by December 1 for Spring semester enrollment. The deposit is non-refundable after the above deadlines. You may pay online or send a check or money order through the mail.


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    333 Murfreesboro Pike, 37210, Nashville