Admissions and Costs

Application Process


Step 1:

Write a Letter of Introduction (we estimate this will take you 1-2 pages). Just tell us about yourself! This will give us a chance to get to know you and give you a chance to start formulating why you are interested in this program. Please include:

Your Contact info:

• Mailing address, email address, and phone number

Who you are:

• This could include previous education, family details, preferred activities, interests, and hobbies.

Why you are interested:

• Why would you consider participating in the Discover Creation Training Institute?


Step 2:

Email your letter to or snail mail a copy to:

Alpha Omega Institute

Attn: DCTI Admissions

PO Box 4343

Grand Junction, CO 81502


Step 3:

After we receive your letter, we will send you an Application Packet by email (printed copy available upon request). Application Packets include:

  1. Application Questionnaire
  2. Family/Friend Reference Form
  3. Pastor Reference Form
  4. Employer Reference Form
  5. Health History Forms

Step 4:

Complete the Application Forms

*To ensure consideration for the 2017-18 school year:

Please return the Application Packet, along with the $50 application fee (non-refundable), ASAP.

All applications received after April 30, 2017 will be evaluated in the order they are received.

There may be a follow-up interview regarding your application before acceptance.


The 2017-18 school year starts in late August of 2017. Please call us at (970) 523-9943 or email us at for more information.



  • $9,900 for Tuition (includes instructional fees, textbook fees, U.S. field trips and outreaches)
    • Financial Assistance up to $3,000 may be available, potentially reducing the total cost. Financial Assistance, if awarded, will be applied to the final payment. You may be able to raise support from family, friends or your church for the outreach portion that is included in the tuition cost. Contact us for more details.
  • Costa Rica Adventure Option: This Adventure and outreach is an additional estimated $3100. (This does not include extra personal expenses.)


  • $50 non-refundable Application Fee
  • $80 National Park Pass (Interagency Annual Pass) – must be valid between August – May
  • Lodging: Students are responsible for making their own housing arrangements. We estimate it may cost you $2000 to $3600 depending on arrangements in a private home or apartment. We would be happy to assist you with placement.
  • Meals: Students are responsible for most of their own meals. Meals on major field trips and outreaches are provided.
  • Transportation: Bring your own vehicle or make arrangements to cost-share with another student. (Transportation is provided for official DCTI field trips.)
  • Laptop computer: Bring your own.

Tuition Payment Schedule:

  • 1st payment of $4950 due August 1st
  • Final payment of $4950 due December 1st

Tuition Refund Policy:

DCTI is making a serious financial commitment regarding student education and we are looking for students who are equally committed. This is reflected in the following:

  • Aug 1st to Sept 1st:                          $2500 is non-refundable
  • After Sept 1st:                                  No refunds will be available

For more information:

Phone: (970) 523-9943


We Have a New Location! 2140 Broadway, Unit B-103. Our phone number has not changed: 970-523-9943 / 800-377-1923.