Deeds Hall

We're excited that you've applied with us! Evaluating an application means assessing the academic, intellectual, spiritual, and personal contributions a student can make to our University and mission.

When completing your application, we ask that you:



Submit your 500 word autobiographical essay

  • Discuss what has led you to want to be a student in your selected program. Include such aspects as your Christian experience, relevant work/ministry experience, personal and professional interests, and capacity for academic initiative and discipline.
  • Can be submitted to



Submit names/emails for two letters of recommendation

  • Submit one name/email for a Pastor's reference and the other from a professional resource (friend, co-worker, etc). No letters should come from relatives.
  • Can be submitted to ​



Submit official transcripts

Submit your official transcripts ​from all secondary and post-secondary schools attended. World Education Services evaluations are required for international transcripts.

Piedmont International University Office of Admissions
420 S. Broad St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101



Submit your official TOEFL* scores

The minimum score for admittance is a paper-based score of 500, computer-based score of 173, or internet-based score of 61.

*Test of English as a Foreign Language



Email headshot

Email a current headshot photograph​ in JPEG format to​


Acceptance is contingent upon the following:

  • PIU has received on deposit the funds in US dollars to cover the cost of the first year of study – tuition, fees, room and board.
  • PIU has received acceptable documentation confirming availability of funds for books, personal expenses and future semesters of study.

Do you have any questions? Feel free to call 336.725.8344, or email ​​ to receive assistance.