A Criswell education begins with Scripture, preparing graduates to serve, cultivate change, and solve problems.

We are committed to helping students grow in both knowledge and skill. At Criswell, our faculty and students honor God with both heart and mind through study and academic pursuits.

In whatever field you choose to serve Christ—church, government, media, business, education—you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed. And you’ll learn to see all of life from a biblical, Christian perspective.


of Criswell’s full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in their field.

Every undergraduate student at Criswell takes 42 hours of coursework in Bible, theology, and ministry.

Character + Knowledge: Criswell students explore theological issues and obtain the skills necessary to influence society


pass rate for national counseling and teaching licensure exams.

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Our professors love God first and bring their absolute best to every class session. As if it’s their final opportunity to impact us for the glory of God, they bring it all and leave it for us to grab onto.

Criswell College admits students who are Christians of good character, without regard or reference to race, national or ethnic origin, color, age, disability, or sex (except where regard to sex is required by the College’s religious tenets regarding gender and sexuality) to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of these classifications in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.