Application Process

Making an Application to the School of Theology

Once you have determined which degree program is right for your academic interests and vocational goals you may begin the online application.  You may start your application at any time, so long as the semester to which you are applying is available on the online application site.  The online system allows you to begin an application and save, review, and change it at your leisure until you are ready to submit it.

Access the Online Application Here

Application Instructions

Each applicant is responsible for submitting all the necessary credentials, documents, and data via the online application system. Decisions on admission cannot be made until all materials have been received from an applicant.  An application will not be considered “complete” for the sake of deadlines until all materials (including all references) have been received by the School of Theology Admissions Office via the online application.

Applications for admission should be completed by the appropriate deadlines to be considered for financial aid and scholarships.

McNair Scholars ( should be in contact with the Office of Admissions directly at or 617-353-3036 for a waiver of the application fee.

Anyone with a previous bachelor’s degree who is currently taking part in Peace Corps, Teach for America, UMC Generation Transformation, Life Together, or any other full-time service organization or ministry may also be in contact with the Admissions Office directly at or 617-353-3036 for a waiver of the application fee.