Western Seminary connects experienced faculty with a radically engaged student community. These are men and women who are passionate about playing their ministry role in the gospel of Jesus. To maintain high standards in our student community, our doctoral level application process is both holistic and demanding. As such, we'll ask you to provide:
- A $50 application fee, payable by credit card or check
- Thirteen short answer essay questions
- Four personal references
- One Employer Supportive Endorsement form
- Official transcripts for prior studies at other undergraduate and graduate institutions
- Academic writing samples
You can anticipate that it will take 2-3 hours to complete this online application. In case you need multiple sessions to finish, you may save and resume progress. Any information you submit will be securely transmitted, and utilized only by our admissions staff and your references.
If you would rather apply for admission to a master's level program, please utilize the master's-level online application.