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Applying for admission to Candler School of Theology is easy. Still, you will have questions and we are here to help.

Your application is an opportunity to showcase your strengths, interests, theological maturity and individuality. It is the place to tell your real story. We look forward to learning more about you and to helping you learn more about Candler.

Before you begin and to ensure a smooth application process, please review the Admissions Requirements and Application Deadlines.

Please be aware that individuals interested in any of Candler’s dual-degree programs must complete a separate application for the non-Candler degree program with the corresponding school.

Application Instructions

NOTE: Individuals intending to matriculate in the spring, summer, or fall semester of 2017 should NOT start the application process until early September 2016, when next year's application is released. 

Create an Account
To begin your application to Candler School of Theology, first create an account and provide a valid email address. After creating your account, you will receive an email with your username and password.

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to work on your application and upload additional application documents. Your application will be saved until you are ready to submit it for review by our Admissions Committee.

Note: You can find instructions for attaching documents in the online application; however, if you have trouble you may email electronic copies of these materials to Regardless of how your attachments are delivered, be sure to label each page with your name.

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If you do not have a credit card, or cannot pay online, please contact the Admissions office at 404.727.6326.

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