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Application Deadlines

CTS has a rolling admissions process. Applications are reviewed by the faculty committee and decisions are then communicated in a timely manner by the Office of Admissions.  Degree programs will be filled on a space available basis.  In order to insure a spot in the program of your choice, it is wise to apply by the recommended deadlines stated.

In order for an applicant to be considered for a Merit-based Scholarship or a Need-based Grant, application must be made on or before February 15.

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2014 for our Doctoral, Master's and Student at Large programs. The deadline to submit an application is May 1, 2014.

Degree Program Spring Admission Recommended Deadline* Fall Admission
Priority Deadline
Fall Admission
Recommended Deadline*
Deadlinefor Merit Based
& Need Based Financial Aid
Master of Divinity
(M.Div.)
November 30 February 15 May 1 February 15
Master of Arts in Religious
Leadership (M.A.R.L.)
November 30 February 15 May 1 February 15
Master of Art
(M.A.)
November 30 February 15 May 1 February 15
Master of Sacred
Theology (S.T.M)
November 30 February 15 May 1 50% Tuition Fellowship granted on admission
Degree Program Spring Admission Deadline Fall Admission
Priority Deadline
Fall Admission
Recommended
Deadline*
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) n/a February 1 May 1
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) n/a February 1 May 1
Degree Program Spring Admission
Recommended Deadline*
Fall Admission
Recommended Deadline*
Student at Large(S.A.L) November 30 May 1
Certificate in Theological Studies November 30 May 1
Distance Learner January 1 August 1

 

Applications received after the recommended deadline will be considered on a space available basis. Please contact the Office of Admissions for helpful assistance.