Deadlines & Requirements

Deadlines & Requirements 2017-09-14T17:00:17+00:00

Click on each program to view specific deadlines and requirements.

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2018 – Priority Deadline for Fall 2018
  • August 1, 2018 – Final Deadline for Fall 2018
  • December 1, 2017 – Final Deadline for Spring 2018

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form (available online here)
  • Application Fee ($50 – payable online here)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
    • Approximately 1000 words
    • Your personal statement should address:
      • Your reasons for pursuit of graduate theological study
      • Your desire to study at Claremont School of Theology
      • Your intended use of the degree in meeting future goals
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school
  • Letters of Recommendation – 3 total
    • 2 academic
    • 1 pastoral
  • English Proficiency Documentation
    • Required for all applicants for whom English is a second language.
    • Either official TOEFL or official IELTS scores will be accepted. See note below for details.

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2018 – Priority Deadline for Fall 2018
  • August 1, 2018 – Final Deadline for Fall 2018
  • December 1, 2017 – Final Deadline for Spring 2018
  • Application Requirements:
  • Application Form (available online here)
  • Application Fee ($50 – payable online here)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
    • Approximately 1000 words
    • Your personal statement should address:
      • Your reasons for pursuit of graduate theological study
      • Your desire to study at Claremont School of Theology
      • Your intended use of the degree in meeting future goals
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school
  • Letters of Recommendation – 3 total
    • 2 academic
    • 1 pastoral
  • English Proficiency Documentation
    • Required for all applicants for whom English is a second language.
    • Either official TOEFL or official IELTS scores will be accepted. See note below for details.
  • For Spiritually Integrative Counseling Applicants: See note below.

Deadlines:

  • December 15, 2017 – Priority Deadline for Fall 2018
  • August 1, 2018 – Final Deadline for Fall 2018
    • Some Ph.D. programs do not accept applications beyond the priority deadline. Please check with admissions if you are interested in applying to a Ph.D. program after the priority deadline.

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form (available online here)
  • Application Fee ($50 – payable online here)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
    • Approximately 1000 words
    • Your personal statement should address:
      • Your reasons for pursuit of graduate theological study
      • Your desire to study at Claremont School of Theology
      • Your intended use of the degree in meeting future goals
    • Official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school
    • Letters of Recommendation – 3 total
      • 2 academic
      • 1 recommendation of your choice
    • Official GRE Scores (school code: 4710)
    • Sample Work
    • English Proficiency Documentation
      • Required for all applicants for whom English is a second language.
      • Either official TOEFL or official IELTS scores will be accepted. See note below for details.

Deadlines:

  • February 1, 2018 – Priority Deadline for Fall 2018
  • August 1, 2018 – Final Deadline for Fall 2018
  • December 1, 2017 – Final Deadline for Spring 2018

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form (available online here)
  • Application Fee ($50 – payable online here)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
    • Approximately 1000 words
    • Your personal statement should address:
      • Your reasons for pursuit of graduate theological study
      • Your desire to study at Claremont School of Theology
      • Your intended use of the degree in meeting future goals
    • Official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school
    • Letters of Recommendation – 3 total
      • 2 academic
      • 1 pastoral
    • Sample Work
    • English Proficiency Documentation
      • Required for all applicants for whom English is a second language.
      • Either official TOEFL or official IELTS scores will be accepted. See note below for details.

Deadlines:

  • February 1, 2018 – Priority Deadline for Summer 2018
  • September 1, 2017 – Priority Deadline for January 2018

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form (available online here)
  • Application Fee ($50 – payable online here)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
    • Approximately 1000 words
    • Your personal statement should address:
      • Your reasons for pursuit of graduate theological study
      • Your desire to study at Claremont School of Theology
      • Your intended use of the degree in meeting future goals
    • Official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school
    • Letters of Recommendation – 3 total
      • 1 academic
      • 1 pastoral
      • 1 ecclesiastical

Deadlines:

  • August 1, 2018 – Final Deadline for Fall 2018
  • December 1, 2017 – Final Deadline for Spring 2018

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form (available online here)
  • Application Fee ($50 – payable online here)
  • Official transcript documenting completion of a bachelors degree
  • English Proficiency Documentation
    • Required for all applicants for whom English is a second language.
    • Either official TOEFL or official IELTS scores will be accepted. See note below for details.

Additional Information

  • English Proficiency Notes: Applicants whose first language is not English can submit either the TOEFL or IELTS exam.
    • TOEFL iBT – Please submit Internet-based (iBT) scores. Computer-based (CBT) scores will only be accepted if an applicant lives in a country that does not offer the iBT. Minimum scores preferred vary by program.
    • IELTS – (International English Language Testing System) – Minimum scores preferred vary by program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Applicants who have been away from academic study for five years or more can select individuals who can speak to academic potential and professional accomplishments to fulfill the academic recommendation requirement.
  • Spiritually Integrative Counseling M.A., Spiritual Care & Counseling D.Min., and Spiritually Integrative Psychotherapy Ph.D. Applicants: Individuals applying to these tracks must have completed one unit of CPE, and must submit their supervisor evaluation with their application for admission.
  • Application Materials:
    • Please ensure that all application materials are in English.
    • Hard copies of supporting documentation should be mailed to: Claremont School of Theology Office of Admission 1325 N College Ave Claremont, CA 91711

The School does not retain application materials beyond three years and requires new materials from applicants who exceed that timeframe. All application materials become the property of Claremont School of Theology and will not be returned to the applicant nor released to a third party (e.g. educational institution).