Admission Requirements

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent is required for admission to UMS. We also require that students be able to read and write fluently in English.


All are welcome. University of Metaphysical Sciences is a non-discriminatory educational facility, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, color, national or ethnic background, disability, or age in its programs, and provides equal access to all.

Confidentiality of Student Records

Student information is protected in complete confidentiality. No student information is shared with any agency, including mailing list agents, email lists, survey businesses and other such companies who buy mailing lists. No information is shared with outside parties unless requested by the student.

Withdrawal and Refunds

If the student decides to withdraw, for whatever reason, within the first 30 days of enrollment any payment towards tuition will be refunded minus a $150 processing fee, for administrative expenses. If the student withdraws between 30-60 days after enrollment, any payment towards tuition minus $300 will be refunded. After 60 days, no refund will be given. Course materials sent through the mail are not refundable. Tuition already paid is non-transferable to other incoming students.

Program Completion

UMS makes no promise that enrollment and payment through to the doctorate level will insure that a student will be able to complete each degree level. In order to be granted a degree, all requirements for that level must be met.

Degrees, Certificates, & Credentials

Degrees offered by University of Metaphysical Sciences are non-secular, religious degrees. Our bachelors, masters, and all doctoral degrees except the Ph.D. are registered with the California Office of Education. We offer our Ph.D. degrees through Minnesota, as these degrees are registered with the Minnesota Office of Education. For a complete list of degree titles, visit Degrees Offered.

Your Privacy

At UMS we are committed to respecting your Privacy. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. That’s why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. You can read the UMS Privacy Policy here.

Ordering Products

When you voluntarily provide us with personal information such as name, shipping and billing address, and credit card number when ordering products online, we use the information to fulfill your order. We may forward the information collected to merchant bank for the sole purpose of verifying the information and to submit payment for items on our site.


Information collected via e-mail will be retained at our discretion in a directly readable form for as long as necessary to complete our response. The e-mail itself may be retained in an archival form indefinitely. At no time is the information provided in the email forwarded, distributed or sold for any reason. UMS never sells its email list or uses its email list improperly. If you are on our email list, it is only because you voluntarily checked the box that asks if you want to be on it. You can request removal from our email list anytime by the following the directions at the bottom of our email or newsletter sent via our list, or you can request it at

Postal Mailing List

Our mailing list is used solely for the purpose of contact parties interested in receiving updates or news related to Wisdom of the Heart Church and University of Metaphysical Sciences. At no time is the information provided in the mailing list forwarded, distributed or sold for any reason. You may request removal from our mailing list by writing to UMS, P.O. Box 4505, Arcata, CA 95518 or calling 707-822-2111.