General Admission Application

Special Note for International Applicants: At this time, we are not accepting any additional international students to our programs.  We are researching and assessing how to make this process better. It is our hope you remain encouraged in ministry wherever God leads.

(Click here for the PhD Application)

To begin your application, please complete the brief form below. Once you submit it, you will be sent an email with a link to your new online application. Please keep this email, as it will be the easiest way to return to your application, should you need to leave and finish it later. If you have issues accessing your original application, you can enter your information here again, and a link to your existing application will be emailed to you.

Fall application deadline: June 15th
Spring application deadline: November 15th

The application will also ask you to submit the following to the Office of Admissions:

  • A recent self-portrait
  • Four personal references. If you have studied at the undergraduate or graduate level in the last five years, one of your references must be an academic reference.
  • Official transcripts of ALL courses and grades from each college or university you have attended. Transcripts must bear the original seal and signature of the registrar, be sent directly from the undergraduate institution electronically to admissions@cts.edu or by U.S. Postal Service directly to:
    Christian Theological Seminary
    Attn: Admissions
    1000 W. 42nd St.
    Indianapolis, IN 46208

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