Why Elim?

God has Prepared Great Things for You!

The World is Waiting!

Elim is Different, in a Good Way!

Elim provides higher education for a higher purpose. There are hundreds of colleges like Elim that can grant you a degree and broaden your horizons. But Elim is different. It’s not just about developing skills and acquiring knowledge.  It’s a training ground for a higher purpose. Elim graduates take the love of God into not only ministry, but also a variety of sectors such as the medial, business, and education fields, just to name a few.

Spiritual Development

At Elim, you will study the Bible deeply, develop character through practical ministry experiences, and prepare for a lifetime of serving God. Whether you plan to pursue full-time ministry or are looking to build a strong spiritual foundation, Elim will equip you to do the great works God has prepared in advance for you. And along the way, you’ll meet amazing believers on the same journey as you.

Student Stories

Still wondering if Elim is for you? We invite you to click on the videos below to watch current students and alumni describe their Elim experience!

Wondering what Elim is all about? Listen to current students talk about their Elim experience!

Were you homeschooled? So was Leah! Hear how Leah transitioned from a homeschooling environment to Elim!

Not sure what’s next? Maybe a gap year? Listen to Shane talk about why he chose to attend Elim during his gap year.

Ever wonder what Bible college is all about? Listen to a recent graduate describe, in his own words, what it’s like to be a Bible college student!

Every September, freshmen attend Foundations Weekend, a special time for you to grow closer to the Lord. Hannah describes what Foundations Weekend meant for her.

There are many opportunities for Elim students to immerse themselves in time with the Lord. Every January the spring semester starts of with the Week of Prayer. Watch Jared describe what this week was like for him!

The NYSUM (New York School of Urban Ministry) internship is a cornerstone of the ministry experience you will have at Elim. Watch Sorangely talk about this amazing, life changing experience!

Mentoring happens day at night at Elim! Both faculty and staff pour into every student. Dominique describes the experience of being mentored at Elim!