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Admissions Overview


IMPORTANT DEADLINES

The application for fall 2023 is now OPEN! Deadlines for fall 2023 admission are as follows:

  • December 15, 2022: Fall 2023 deadline for all PhD applicants
  • January 15, 2023: Fall 2023 deadline for all masters-level international applicants
  • January 15, 2023: Fall 2023 priority deadline for MDiv, MACEF, MTS, and dual MDiv/MACEF applicants who are U.S. citizens, DACA students, or permanent residents of the U.S.
  • April 15, 2023*: Fall 2023 final deadline for MDiv, MACEF, MTS, dual MDiv/MACEF, and ThM applicants who are U.S. citizens, DACA students, or permanent residents of the U.S.

*Applications submitted after April 15 will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Requests to apply after the final deadline should be sent to admissions@ptsem.edu.


Interviews

*Interview slots for fall 2023 admission will be available beginning in September 2022

  • Interviews are recommended for all domestic MDiv, MTS, MACEF, and MDiv/MACEF (dual-degree) applicants. For these programs, an interview is required for merit scholarship consideration. Interviews may be scheduled online anytime after you have started your application, and should be completed prior to the January 15 priority deadline for scholarship consideration. Applicants are encouraged to book an interview early in the process as slots fill quickly. If no interview slots are available, please email admissions@ptsem.edu.
  • International applicants are automatically considered for our international merit scholarships. Interviews are not required for international applicants, but may be requested by the committee as part of the review process.
  • Interviews for ThM are not required, but may be requested by the committee during the application review process.
  • Interviews for PhD candidates are initiated by the committee during the review process.
Student Spotlight

“Being able to gain such different perspectives on faith helps you become well-rounded as a leader.”

- Harlan Redmond, MDiv '21


Financial Aid

Princeton Theological Seminary has a very generous financial aid program due to faithful gifts from generations of donors and alumni.

Over 90% of MDiv, MACEF, MTS, and dual MDiv/MACEF students receive grants or scholarships

Contact Admissions & Financial Aid

For assistance, please contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@ptsem.edu or call 609.497.7805.

Rev. Lydia Tembo, MDiv ’19
Director of Admissions
lydia.tembo@ptsem.edu
609.688.2660

Sherry Garrahan
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
sherry.garrahan@ptsem.edu
609.497.7871

Vanessa Johnson
Recruitment Assistant
vanessa.johnson@ptsem.edu
609.497.7805

Maci Sepp
Recruitment Associate
maci.sepp@ptsem.edu
609.497.7808

Mike Livio
Director of Student Administrative Services
michael.livio@ptsem.edu
609.497.7781

Patricia Korsak
Financial Aid Coordinator
patricia.korsak@ptsem.edu
609.497.7781

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Associate Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church, Bismarck, ND

Sylvia Bull, Class of 2015

“My field education placements lifted up my gifts for ordained ministry, and the dual-degree program helped me develop the skills for ministry.”