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Application FAQs
Nov 9, 2017

How do recommenders submit their letters?

Recommenders don’t need to write a letter. You should talk to you recommenders before you apply and ask them to serve as a recommender. Then, you submit their email address to us in your online application form. We send them a link with a few questions about you and that’s it!

How do I know if my recommender completed the form?

We will be in touch with you and your recommender if they haven’t completed it.

If my recommender doesn’t complete the form by the deadline, will that be held against me?

No. We want that recommendation as soon as possible though!

Is the application process competitive?

We want to share DYA with as many people as possible. We also want to gather a community of young people who are eager to dive deep in Christian community and theology together. Submit your best application and we’ll worry about the rest!

When will I find out if I have been accepted?

For applications submitted by the priority deadline, we will issue acceptance letters at the beginning of the year.
For applications submitted after the priority deadline, please give us a few weeks.

The priority deadline has passed, can I still apply?

We’ll do our best to communicate on our website and facebook page if we have spaces open. If you are unsure, shoot us an email at and we will happily let you know if we are still accepting applications.

The priority deadline has passed, can I still apply for financial aid?

Of course! Our funds may be limited after the priority deadline, but we will do our best to help you.

When are tuition and fees due?

When you receive your acceptance letter, you will have a month to reserve your place with a $100 deposit.
The remainder of your fees will be due one month before DYA.

What if my church is sponsoring me?

That’s awesome! Whoever is paying from your church can call our office (919.613.5323) and pay by phone.

What if I have some other question?

Call us (919.613.5323) or email us (! We are happy to answer your questions!



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