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ADMISSIONS
For each of our degree programs, we require prospective students to complete an application that includes references. Reference information can be found on the applications or by visiting the reference links below.

CONNECT WITH MTS

Our new mobile app is your one-stop-shop for the application process. Add your cell phone number by clicking the button below to download!

CONNECT WITH MTS

The MTS Connect app is built specifically for prospective students to learn more about what their experience could look like at Memphis Theological Seminary. Download the app to:

– Learn about student life and organizations on campus
– Get in depth information about the academic program you are considering
– Message your counselor and other members of the admissions team
– Explore what sets MTS apart, and makes it the perfect choice for you!.

HOW TO APPLY TO MTS

Step

01

Complete admission application

Complete an application for the program that you are seeking to be admitted. We have online and paper applications available for each program. MTS does not have a preference for which application you use to apply.

Once your application is completed, one of our recruiters will reach out to you to update you on the process and guide you if you have any questions.

Click below for online applications

Click below for pdf applications

Step

02

Submit the non-refundable application fee

Masters Application: $45
Doctoral Application: $60
Other Applications:   $15

You can pay using a credit card, Visa or Mastercard, by contacting our Business Office by phone 901-334-5826. There will be a 2.75% charge if you pay over the phone OR you can mail a check or money order to:

Office of Admissions
Memphis Theological Seminary
168 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104

Step

03

Transcripts

You will need to send official transcript/s from all colleges, universities, and graduate schools you have ever attended.    All transcripts must be sent by the issuing institituion to MTS Admissions.

Please have transcripts emailed to Admissions@MemphisSeminary.edu. If schools are mailing transcripts, please have them mail to:

Office of Admissions
Memphis Theological Seminary
168 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104

Step

04

References/Recommenders (optional)

As part of the application process, we require individuals to submit references on your behalf. You can request the appropriate individuals by listing their name and email while completing the application OR you can send them one of the links below.

Step

05

Fill out the FAFSA (optional)

IF you anticipate receiving student loans to fund your theological education, it is best that you complete your FAFSA as you are completing the admissions process so that your Financial Aid may be processed quickly.

The financial aid application is called the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Apply online at  studentaid.gov and indicate the MTS School Code G10529.

Complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA if you are getting AID for Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and/or Summer 2021
Complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA if you are getting AID for Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and/or Summer 2022

NIGHT TRACK

Memphis Theological Seminary now offers a Night Track for our master’s degree programs. The program makes it possible for a working adult to obtain their MDiv or MACM while still maintaining their full- time job. Classes are offered Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 6-9 pm. A full time student may complete the MDiv in 4 years and the MACM may be completed in 3 years. Learn how you can become a student.

Watch these videos to learn why our students chose MTS.

ADMISSIONS DEPARTMENT

We appreciate your interest in Memphis Theological Seminary. The MTS admissions staff is committed to supporting you in your theological journey. We are here to help you while you are discerning your call, considering degree and certificate options, and supporting you as you do ministry in the real world. At MTS we are committed to educating and sustaining men and women for ordained and lay ministry in the church and the world through shaping and inspiring lives devoted to scholarship, piety, and justice. Please don't hesitate to ask how we can assist you along in your journey.

Rev. Fekecia Gunn

(901) 334-5887

Rev. Walter Henry

(901) 334-5833

Rev. Dr. Felecia LaVant

(901) 334-5804

Luke Waters

(901) 334-5841