1. Request a Reference
Degree-seeking applicants need a total of three references: one pastoral reference and two general references. For Master of Theology (ThM) applicants, the two additional references must be academic. All other applicants may submit personal, professional, academic, or pastoral references for their two general references. All references must have known you for over one year and may not be related or engaged to you.
Degree-seeking applicants: please click the link above to submit the preliminary reference request form, which will automatically send instructions and the online reference link to the individuals whom you have requested to serve as references.
2. Pay Application Processing Fee
Degree-seeking applicants should submit a $45 non-refundable application processing fee. You can pay the fee online by clicking here or you can mail a check to:
Denver Seminary Admissions
6399 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
Applicants are encouraged to request their transcripts early in the application process. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent from your past institution(s) either electronically to or as a hard copy to Denver Seminary Admissions, 6399 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120. Transcripts may be submitted in person if the transcript is enclosed in an envelope sealed by the institution. Unofficial transcripts may be accepted as a temporary placeholder until official transcripts arrive.
Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Graduate Certificate, Certificate of Completion, Non-Degree Seeking, and Auditing Applicants: Request official transcripts from every college or university where you have completed or will be completing an undergraduate degree (Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree).
Master of Theology and Doctor of Ministry applicants: Request official transcripts from your prior graduate institution indicating the conferral of your Master of Divinity degree.
4. Endorsement Forms (Doctor of Ministry Only)
Please have your ministry complete the appropriate PDF form and email to the Office of Admissions at , mail to 6399 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120, or fax to 303.783.3122
- Ministry Endorsement (Doctor of Ministry Applicants Only)
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