How to Apply

Deadline: August 1, 2024


Gather and submit the City Life Leadership College application components below.


Complete and submit the City Life Leadership College application here.


After approval, complete an interview with the Program Director and/or CL Pastors.


Lastly, check your email for an acceptance email.

Before You Apply

Prior to applying, we recommend reading our Values & Beliefs and making sure that you have the following.

Application Components

A valid email address, that you check frequently.

A current picture of yourself (passport style photo) ready to upload.

Social security number.

Pastoral, Parental/Guardian & Personal References (for each of these references, you will need their phone number & email)

Essay: at the end of the application form, you will be asked to upload a one-page essay about the following: Explain your relationships with Jesus and how you came to know Him.

Please request official transcripts from your high school/college. These official transcripts must reflect your high school graduation date and must come in a sealed envelope from the school. If you did not graduate from high school please arrange for a copy of your GED certificate to be sent to City life.

Expectations: Timing

Spiritual Authority: Do the spiritual authorities in your life all agree that this is the right training environment for you?

Personal: Are you spiritually prepared to enter into this intensive ministry training program?

Financial: Are you financially able to enter the program at this time? Working full time is not an option as a City Life Leadership College Student. Part time work (up to 20 hours a week) is permitted as long as it does not interfere with your City Life Internship schedule. 

Expectations: Pledge of Honor

The pledge of honor outlines character choices and disciplines consistent with the lifestyle of a City Life Leadership College student. The framework for these expectations are explained in further detail in the Pledge of Honor located at the end of your application form and include: Intimacy, Character, Authority, Study, Stewardship, Health, Faithfulness, Purity, Fellowship, Leadership, Focus, and Excellence.

Expectations: Relationships

This season, as a City Life Leadership College student is being set aside for the development of intimacy with God and His Word. We ask that first year students set this time aside and refrain from dating; both publicly and privately. Keeping this focus will maintain the integrity of this program and provide you with the full benefit of what City Life Leadership College is designed to produce.


You are Called to Lead

If you’re ready to get started, click below to apply now.