Admission Requirements

Master of Theology

1. Apply online or download graduate application and submit via mail.

2. $50.00 Deferred application fee (Assessed during financial check in) 

3. Official college transcripts (sealed, unopened copy).

4. Accredited bachelor's and Master of Divinity degrees (or MDiv equivalent) with at least a 3.0 GPA

  • 9 credit hours of Greek *Biblical Studies concentration only
  • 9 credit hours of Hebrew *Biblical Studies concentration only
  • To see if you qualify for a Master of Divinity equivalent, please call 800-424-9595.

5. Submit Pastoral Recommender Contact Information

6. School of Divinity Questionnaire

7. TOEFL scores for students who speak English as a second language (score of 600 paper-based test; 250 computer-based test; 80 internet-based test)

Preliminary acceptance

If you are sending in a preliminary transcript for acceptance, you must be in your final term and planning to start your post-master's degree after the last day of class for your master’s degree. You must submit a transcript to confirm that you are in your final term. Finally, in order to maintain your acceptance and be permitted to continue in your program, you must send in an additional, final official transcript with a conferral date by the end of your first term of enrollment.

Official college transcript policy

An acceptable official college transcript is one that has been issued directly from the institution, and is in a sealed envelope with a signature across the back. If you have one in your possession, it must still be in its original sealed envelope with a signature across the back.


Contact Information

Call: (800) 424-9595 (toll free); (434) 582-7800 (direct)
Fax: (888) 301-3577

Please send all official college transcripts to:

Liberty University Online Admissions Verification
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515

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