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Apply to MDiv Program

The Master of Divinity degree is 72 credit hours, typically completed in three years when done full-time. Students with prior first theological degrees are not considered for admission to the M.Div. program. 

Step Two: Carefully read the instructions below before clicking the application link. Additional instructions are provided in the online application platform.

For technical questions regarding the application process, please contact us at 615-343-3963 or via e-mail to angela.m.dillon@vanderbilt.edu .

The Divinity School requires the following application checklist items:

  • Transcripts from each college and/or university you have attended.
  • A minimum of 3 letters of recommendation (including two academic references)
  • Complete essays (prompts provided in application platform)
  • A resume or CV
  • TOEFL or IELTS if you are an international applicant, unless you obtained a degree whose language of instruction was English

Please note that we do NOT require an application fee or the GRE.

Access the common graduate school application to apply to the MDiv program.