With our open enrollment policy and no application deadlines, the door is always open for you to start a degree program at Ashland Theological Seminary. New courses begin in August, January, and May. Once you’ve completed the application process, we will review your submission and notify you of an acceptance decision. You can start your application anytime.
Applying to an advanced degree program can be overwhelming. That is why at Ashland Theological Seminary, we have done everything possible to make your application process easy.
Below you will find our application steps broken down by program so you can easily find the application information that is relevant to you. Choose the application option that pertains to you and click to learn more. You’ll find a practical checklist of the next steps you can take to start and complete your application. All of our programs require an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher for standard admission. If your GPA is lower than 2.75 you may be admitted on academic probation at the discretion of the review committee.
Would you like to experience Ashland Theological Seminary for yourself? Schedule a visit today to explore our campus grounds and meet key educators. Whether you are considering seminary or have already been accepted, your campus visit can make a lasting difference. Click below to email us and set up a tour.
Located in Ohio’s heartland, Ashland Theological Seminary has a retreat-like atmosphere, complete with old-growth trees, picturesque landscaping, and breathtaking monuments of Christ. Our campus is home to a spacious, stained-glass chapel, expansive research library, and a historical artifacts gallery. You can enjoy a quiet moment with Christ in our secluded prayer garden or talk with a classmate at a common table on central campus. With historic brick buildings interspersed with modern facilities, our campus upholds collegiate tradition in a comfortable learning environment.
If you are in the Master of Divinity, MDIV in Chaplaincy or Master of Arts in Christian Ministries degree programs, you can apply to LIFE 631, our residential program that prioritizes emotional and spiritual formation on-campus in community.
We’re here to support you as you follow God’s call on your life. When you complete this form, we will personally reach out to discuss the degree program of your choice. We’re here to support you as you discern which path of ministry at Ashland Theological Seminary is right for you.