Limited Enrollment & Auditing
Students must hold a bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 2.5, as a pre-requisite to registering for a course as a limited enrollee or an auditor. An official transcript showing evidence of an earned bachelor’s degree is required. Prospective students must submit a statement of purpose along with this application.
Limited Enrollment students will be permitted to enroll for no more than two courses in a given semester – six credits maximum. The student must gain the approval of the instructor prior to registering for the course(s). When an adjunct professor is instructing the course, the student must gain the approval of the dean of the seminary. If a class has a pre-requisite that has not been taken, the student will not be permitted to register. Students must take the course for a letter grade – pass/fail is not permitted. Limited enrollment students are required to maintain a minimum gpa of 2.5 while taking seminary classes.
The maximum number of credits a student may attempt/earn in limited enrollment status is twelve. When a limited enrollment student has attempted/completed twelve credits of coursework, they must either apply for matriculation in an academic program, if qualified, or end their seminary studies. Limited enrollment students must complete the registration form in full. The limited enrollment fee is equivalent to the regular class fee times the number of credits. in addition, there is a non-refundable student fee. limited enrollment students are not eligible for scholarships or for student loans and must pay for courses prior to enrollment.
- Full payment is due upon registration – no limited enrollment student will be processed without payment.
- No limited enrollment student may register for a course beyond the second week of the term.
- Only classes with space available, below the cap, will be open to limited enrollees.
Class auditing is presence in a classroom without receiving academic credit or a letter grade. New Brunswick Theological Seminary permits the auditing of regularly scheduled classes with the instructor’s approval. The extent of participation must be arranged and approved by the course instructor. When an adjunct professor is instructing the course, the auditing student must gain the approval of the dean of the seminary. Auditing students must complete the registration form in full. The audit fee is one half of the regular class fee times the number of credits. In addition, there is a non-refundable registration fee.
- Full payment is due upon registration – no auditing student will be processed without payment.
- No auditing student may register for a course beyond the second week of the term.
- Only classes with space available, below the cap, will be open to auditors; auditing may not be appropriate for all courses even if class seats are available.
Auditors will be invited to participate in class activities at the discretion of the instructor; however, the instructor is not required to evaluate in any way class activities and projects. Auditors may not take quizzes and examinations and will not receive a grade. An individual auditing a course will not be permitted to change his or her audit status to a credit status. Individuals who are auditing a course and are not enrolled in any courses as credit students will not be entitled to any of the services or privileges provided to currently enrolled students.
To download the Limited Enrollment and Audit Form, click here to go to the Calendars, Schedules & Forms page.