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This application is for those who do not already hold a theological degree (M.A. or M.Div.).
If you have an M.A. or M.Div. and wish to audit a course or receive graduate credit, please use the M.Th. application form and indicate you are applying for the "Graduate Special Student (Non-degree)" program. This option is not available to international students.
Complete the online application form to get the process started. You can save your progress and return to complete your online application at any time.
- Fall term: July 1
- January term: November 1
- Spring term: December 1
- Summer term: April 1
Alternate method: If you need an accessible version or do not have reliable access to an Internet connection, you may download the PDF version to print out and send in.
Once your initial application is received, you will be sent an email that walks you through the next steps in the application process and provides login instructions for MyLutherNet, where you can track your application progress.
Please request official undergraduate degree transcripts to be sent directly from the undergraduate college or university to the Admissions Office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 2481 Como Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55108).
Once your application is complete
Once all of your materials are received, your application will be reviewed at the next regularly scheduled admissions committee meeting.
If you are accepted (congratulations!), you will be asked to:
- Send an affirmation of intent to the Admissions Office (email@example.com or 2481 Como Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55108); and
- Submit a deposit or deposit waiver to confirm your intent to enroll.