Application Deadlines

We look forward to receiving your application and working with you through the admissions process. We are happy to discuss any questions you have. Contact us at the Office of Admissions.

Applications received by the priority deadline will be considered for all Candler scholarships. Please note the application deadlines below and give yourself plenty of time to complete your application.

Applications for the 2014-15 academic year are no longer being accepted. The application for the 2015-16 academic year will be available beginning Monday, September 15, 2014.

ProgramPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
Master of Divinity (MDiv)January 15July 1
Master of Religion and Public Life (MRPL)Spring: November 1
Summer: May 1
Fall: July 1
Master of Religious Leadership (MRL)January 15July 1
Master of Theological Studies (MTS)February 1July 1
Master of Theology (ThM)February 15July 1
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)March 15
Doctor of Theology (ThD)January 15
Special Non-DegreeJuly 1
ReadmissionSpring: November 1
Summer: May 1
Fall: July 1

Offers of admission for the MDiv, MRPL, MRL, MTS, ThM and Non-Degree programs are made on a rolling basis. When an application is complete, it will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Normally, a decision will be reached within two weeks. Offers of admission for the DMin and ThD programs are released no later than April 1 each year.