Anyone seeking to apply for the Ecclesiastical Program for Ministerial Candidacy (EPMC) should complete this application. Once you create an account, you may save the application as you work. The application deadline for fall enrollment is June 1. The application deadline for spring enrollment is November 15.
1. Completed application form and $50 application fee
2. Official transcripts
Applicants must request official transcripts from all prior colleges, universities, seminaries, and/or professional schools. Once admitted to the EPMC, students who are currently enrolled in seminary studies must submit unofficial transcripts to Calvin Seminary once a year in the summer. When the degree is completed, please also submit a final official transcript with the MDiv degree posted. Please send all official transcripts directly to:
Calvin Theological Seminary
3233 Burton St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
3. TOEFL or IELTS score (non-native English speakers only)
4. Recent photograph
Having a photograph of our applicants helps us to put a face on the forms we are receiving. Please email a recent photograph of yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name in the subject line.
Calvin Theological Seminary is dedicated to God’s church and its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic expression. Calvin Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, marital status, or national origin and gathers such information on this application form for statistical purposes only.
The Admissions Office at Calvin Theological Seminary will maintain your file until all documents and fees have been received. We provide frequent updates on the status of your file. You may contact us at any time to ask about your file. Upon completion you will ordinarily be informed of an admission decision within 14 days.
The seminary sends out housing information to all admitted students. The housing application deadline is April 1.
If you are applying for the EPMC program, please review the EPMC handbook. It includes important information including program and admissions requirements, program costs and information on financial aid (which is not available for the EPMC program), and much more.