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Pursue graduate studies in theology at the intersection of faith and social justice. 

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We are so glad you are thinking about applying to JST! Our admissions office is here to support your discernment process. As you navigate our site to learn more about JST, we encourage you to consider our faculty's areas of specialization, the courses that you may take, and the formation offered to students, as you begin to imagine what your experience as a JST student may be like. 

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Applying to JST

Find out more about specific admissions requirements for each degree program's application.


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Scholarships & Aid

We are committed to helping you make theological study a financial reality. We provide both partial and full-tuition scholarships, and participate in the federal loan program.

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International Students

Students from more than 40 countries draw on the wisdom of each other's experience to learn to minister in diverse cultural contexts.

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Admission Events

Meet with our admission staff and learn more about JST by attending an upcoming information session, webinar, or recruiting fair.

Fall Enrollment

Priority Deadline : February 1st 

If all materials are received by the priority deadline you can anticipate the following timeline:

  • February 1: All application materials are submitted
  • March 15: Admission and financial aid decisions posted in online application portal
  • April 15:  Admitted students must confirm intent to enroll and submit the $500 enrollment deposit


Did you miss the fall or spring priority deadline? Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and we invite you to submit your application as you are able.

Spring Enrollment

Priority Deadline : September 1st  

If all materials are received by the priority deadline you can anticipate the following timeline:

  • September 1: All application materials are submitted
  • October 15: Admission and financial aid decisions posted in online application portal
  • November 15:  Admitted students must confirm intent to enroll and submit the $500 enrollment deposit

My favorite thing about being a student at JST is the diversity of experiences that are represented in the classroom. I have classmates who have served in a variety of ministries around the world. Bringing all of our experiences into the classroom enlivens discussions and deepens our learning.