Graduate and Professional Programs Calvin Theological Seminary

Graduate and Professional Programs Calvin Theological Seminary

Grand Rapids, MI
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
22 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Historical Theology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Theology]
    • Philosophical And Moral Theology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Theology]
    • Systematic Theology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Theology]
    • Pastoral Care Master of Arts (MA) [Pastoral Ministry and Counseling ]
    • Missions And Evangelism Master of Arts (MA) [Missions and Missiology ]
    • Educational Ministry Master of Arts (MA) [Religious Education ]
    • Youth And Family Ministries Master of Arts (MA) [Pastoral Ministry and Counseling ]
    • Bible And Theology Master of Arts (MA) [Theology]
    • Worship Master of Arts (MA) [Religion ]
    • Divinity Master of Divinity (M Div) [New Testament]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [Old Testament]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [ancient near eastern languages and literature]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [contextual ministry]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [evangelism and teaching]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [history of Christianity]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [new church development]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [pastoral care and leadership]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [preaching and worship]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [theological studies]
      Master of Divinity (M Div) [youth and family ministries]
    • Theological Studies Master of Theological Studies (MTS) [Theology]
    • Theology Master of Theology (Th M) [Theology]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 87
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Foreign Language Varies and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees 4 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 152
    • Accepted 135
    • Acceptance Rate 88
    • Enrolled 98
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $25
    • Application Fee - International $25
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, Hebrew, and Greek, and a modern foreign language
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TWE required, 4 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students251
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students251
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian60%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student27%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty48
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRecent Trinity theory, Christian anthropology, Proverbs, reformed confessions, Paul's view of law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Graduate and Professional Programs

Calvin Theological Seminary

3233 Burton Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4387
United States

Dr. Cornelius Plantinga


Phone: 616-957-6024
Fax: 616-957-6536

Rev. Gregory Janke

Director of Admissions

Phone: 616-957-7035
Fax: 616-957-6101

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