Admissions Overview


The application for fall 2022 is now closed. The application for fall 2023 will open in July. 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
  • April 15, 2023*: Fall 2023 deadline for MDiv, MACEF, MTS, dual MDiv/MACEF, and ThM applicants who are U.S. citizens 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.


*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
Student Spotlight

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

- Maci Sepp, ThM '22, MDiv '21

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

Sherry Garrahan
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management

Vanessa Johnson
Recruitment Assistant

Patricia Korsak
Financial Aid Coordinator

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

PhD Student

Isaac Kim, Class of 2015

“One of the biggest lessons I learned was how to be charitable to views other than my own. Christian charity was shown to me, not just in the readings for class, but from the professors, and the Seminary community.”