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As you prepare to join the NYTS family rest assured that you are joining generations of Christian leaders. This seminary has transformed students from the 1900’s to the present.

Our aim has always been to provide the highest academic standards with the most spiritually rewarding experience. For over a century, New York City has provided the urban ecology in which students were trained and sent to serve. We welcome you to join in that legacy.

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​Graduate Program Application

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in New York Theological Seminary’s programs. As you prepare to join the NYTS family, rest assured that you are joining generations of faith and thought leaders. NYTS has transformed students from the 1900s to the present, and for over a century, New York City has provided the urban ecology in which students were trained and sent to serve.

Our aim has always been to provide the highest academic standards with the most spiritually rewarding experience. We welcome you to join in that legacy!

NYTS Application Form

Please note that in addition to the application found here, each program has its own admission requirements. Please check the website for the program you are applying to for the requirements.

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First-Time Users: Create an account to start a new application

General Application Requirements:

  1. Online Application and Fee
  2. Complete an essay following the instructions on the application checklist.
  3. Official Transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate work.
  4. Three letters of Recommendation-Academic, Ministerial & Professional.
  5. Proof of Identity (state-issued driver’s license, state identification card, or passport).
  6. TOEFL Score (if English is not your first language)
  7. Financial Aid-Complete a FAFSA and NYTS Scholarship Application (To complete these applications please see financial aid on the website).
  8. The admissions committee requires that all transcripts from institutions from outside of the United States or Canada be sent to a professional transcript service for a course-by-course evaluation.

Non-Degree Certificate Programs

  1. Online Application and Fee
  2. Essay

Statement of Non-Discrimination
NYTS reaffirms its long-standing policy of non-discrimination. The Seminary is an academic institution that, in compliance with federal, state, and local laws, does not engage in illegal discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital or parental status, citizenship status, veteran status or disability in its educational program and activities, including employment, or in admission to programs or activities.  Additionally, it is the policy of NYTS that all actions within the Seminary toward students and employees will be based on performance-related criteria. Attitudes and preferences of individuals that are personal in nature, such as private expressions or sexual orientation, will provide no basis for judgment related to such individuals.

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Become A Change Maker

Whatever your calling may be, NYTS is prepared to equip you for it. 

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If you want to be a part of a diverse & inclusive community NYTS is the place for you.

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Reverend LaKeesha Walrond, Ph.D.
President