Applying to St. Vladimir's

Icon of St. Andrew for feastIcon of St. Andrew for feastSt. Vladimir's Seminary operates a rolling admissions policy beginning February 1 and ending June 1. Complete applications received during this period will be acted upon in the month following their receipt.  Applicants who have not submitted all the necessary materials by April 1 will not be eligible for financial aid from the seminary. The Committee on Admissions cannot guarantee action on any application received after June 1. 

Interviews are required of all applicants.  Arrangements for interviews may be made with the Director of Admissions. (Please see Visits and Interviews for more information.)

Upon admission, students are required to submit a completed Medical Information Form and proof of protection against measles, mumps and rubella. (Persons born prior to January 1, 1957 are exempt from the latter requirement.)  The form may be found under Information for New Students.

St. Vladimir's Seminary does not discriminate in admission or access to its programs and activities on the basis of race/color, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sex, or veteran status. At the same time, applicants are reminded that completion of a seminary program does not constitute a guarantee of ordination in the Orthodox Church. Ordination decisions are only within the competency of  ecclesiastical authority.

Application Forms

The Application Packet contains complete application instructions, the application form, recommendation forms, and the 2013-2014 Financial Aid Application Form.

2014-2015 Application Packet - Master of Divinity Degree (M.Div.)

2014-2015 Application Packet - Master of Arts Degree (M.A.)

2014-2015 Application Packet - Master of Theology Degree (Th.M.)

Application Packet - Doctor of Ministry Degree (D.Min.)

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a required element of the Seminary's financial aid application procedure for U.S. citizens and permanent residents, must be completed online at www.fafsa.edu.gov.

Printed copies of the application packet and Academic Catalog are available by emailing admissions@svots.edu, or by contacting the Director of Admissions, Protodeacon Joseph Matusiak at 914.961.8313 ext 328.

Please print out the forms you need, fill them out completely, and submit them by mail to:

Director of Admissions
St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary
575 Scarsdale Road
Yonkers, NY 10707-1699
USA
FAX: +1 (914) 961-4507

 


Dates

February 1
Rolling admissions begin.

April 1
Deadline for applications (all programs) with application for financial aid.
(Applications for financial aid received after this date may be considered if funds remain available.)

June 1
Deadline for all applications (all programs).

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