Deadlines for fall 2021 admission are as follows:

  • December 15, 2020: Fall 2021 deadline for all PhD applicants
  • January 5, 2021: Fall 2021 deadline for all masters-level international applicants
  • February 15, 2021: Fall 2021 priority deadline for merit scholarship consideration for MDiv, MACEF, Dual MDiv/MACEF, and MA(TS) applicants.
  • April 1, 2021: Fall 2021 deadline for MDiv, MA(TS), MACEF, Dual MDiv/MACEF, and ThM applicants who are US citizens or permanent residents of the US. Applications that become complete after this deadline are considered by the admissions committee on a “space available basis.”

Interviews are recommended for MDiv, MA(TS) and MACEF candidates, and are required for MDiv/MACEF (dual-degree) applicants. An interview is required for merit scholarship consideration. All MDiv, MACEF, MA(TS), and MDiv/MACEF (dual-degree) applicants interested in being considered for a merit scholarship must complete an interview for scholarship consideration. Once you begin an application, interviews may be scheduled online anytime before the application deadline, but we encourage you to book an interview early in the process as slots fill quickly. If no interview slots are available in our online system, please email us at admissions@ptsem.edu.

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, MA(TS), and dual MDiv/MACEF students receive grants or scholarships
Student Spotlight

“At Princeton Seminary, I do not have to compromise meaningful experiences and opportunities with costs.”

- Maci Sepp, MA(TS) ’20

Contact the Admissions Team

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

Joel Estes, MDiv ’12
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Mike Livio
Director of Student Administrative Services
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Lydia Tembo, MDiv ’19
Assistant Director of Recruitment
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Patricia Korsak
Financial Aid Coordinator
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Sherry Garrahan
Enrollment Services Coordinator
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Vanessa Johnson
Recruitment Assistant

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Scholar and Theological Educator

Kathleen M. O’Connor, Class of 1984

“Informal time in discussion groups with faculty and students discussing feminist theological literature altered my views, excited my spirit, and greatly influenced my teaching.”