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Congratulations! The Admissions Committee has carefully reviewed your application. We are pleased to grant you admission to Compass Bible Institute.

At CBI, we are committed to providing biblical, theological, and practical ministry training from a church-based context. We trust you will find our program to be both academically rigorous and practically relevant. We anticipate that through your education at CBI you will develop your mind, heart, and will to become a more effective servant of the Lord.

To secure your spot in the Gap Year cohort, you must make a $500 deposit by April 15. Once you have made your deposit, you will receive an email with instructions for logging into Populi, the CBI college management system.

Next Steps:

1. Click here to make your $500 deposit by April 15, 2024.

2. Create your Populi account.

3. If you plan to transfer units from another institution toward an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from CBI, please send official transcripts to:

Compass Bible Institute
145 Columbia
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

If you are interested in applying for a need-based scholarship, you can do so by clicking here.

We look forward to providing assistance by answering any questions you may have. Simply email

Welcome to Compass Bible Institute!