Application Deadlines

We look forward to receiving your application and working with you throughout the admissions process. Questions? We are more than happy to talk with you at any time! You can always reach us by emailing candleradmissions@emory.edu or by calling 404.727.6326.

Don’t forget that applications received by the degree program’s priority deadline will be given optimal consideration for all Candler scholarships. Be sure to note the application deadlines below and give yourself plenty of time to complete and submit your application.

Note:  With the exception of the DMin program, offers of admission are made on a rolling basis. As soon as an application is submitted, the Admissions Committee will review it. A decision will typically be reached within four weeks of submitting an application.

Program

Priority Deadline

Final Deadline

Master of Divinity

January 15

July 1

Master of Religious Leadership

January 15

July 1

Master of Theological Studies (MTS)

January 15

July 1

Master of Theology (ThM)

February 15

July 1

Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

March 1

June 1

Master of Religion and Public Life

Fall: July 1

Non-Degree Students

Fall: July 1

Readmission

Fall: July 1

Program

Deadline

Master of Religious Leadership

December 1

Master of Religion and Public Life

December 1

Non-Degree Students

December 1

Readmission

December 1

Program

Priority Fall Deadline

Final Fall Deadline

Spring Deadline

MDiv

January 15

May 15

Spring Admission not Available

MRL

January 15

May 15

October 15

MTS

January 15

May 15

Spring Admission not Available

ThM

February 15

May 15

Spring Admission not Available

DMin

March 1

May 15

Spring Admission not Available

MRPL

N/A

May 15

October 15

Non-Degree Students

May 1

Please contact the Candler Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at candleradmissions@emory.edu or 404.727.6326 for detailed steps on the readmission process.