Applying to St Vladimir's

Applications for admission to St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary are reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning February 1 and ending May 1, 2024. Prospective students who apply after May 1 will be charged a late application fee and have lower priority for housing and financial aid.


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Application Start: February 1, 2024
Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Late Application Deadline: June 1, 2024

Applicants are asked to familiarize themselves, before starting an application, with the minimum admission requirements for the degree they would like to apply for. These requirements are listed in the descriptions of every degree offered by St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary:

Master of Divinity
Master of Arts
Master of Theology
Doctor of Ministry

Do not hesitate to email the Office of Admissions if you have any questions or if you need help discerning what program to apply for.

St. Vladimir’s Seminary provides on-campus housing for students enrolled in full-time residential programs (see Housing) and offers limited accommodations for students enrolled in hybrid courses during their one-week onsite sessions (see Accommodations for Hybrid Courses). Married students seeking apartment rental are required to submit a $1,500 refundable security deposit; dormitory students are required to submit a $350 refundable security deposit. Apartments and dormitory rooms are assigned beginning June 15.

Students who seek need-based financial aid granted or administered by the seminary (including U.S. Government loans) must complete the seminary’s Financial Aid Application; students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens (U.S. permanent residents) must also complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For financial aid forms and for more information about financial aid opportunities at St. Vladimir's, please see Financial Aid.

Please note that acceptance into and the completion of a seminary program does not constitute a guarantee of ordination in any Church.  Only ecclesiastical authorities have the competency to decide if a person should be ordained.

St. Vladimir’s Seminary does not discriminate in admission or in access to its programs on the basis of race/color, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sex, or veteran status.