Thank you for considering Northeastern Seminary for your Master's degree. As you explore your opportunity to complete your graduate degree fully online or by attending evening classes in Rochester, NY, you can learn more about your program of interest and connect with your admissions representative when you register for an upcoming Information Session.


How to Apply

Complete the Application Process

Step 1 | Apply Online

Step 2 | Request Letters of Recommendation

Two letters of recommendation are required from any person who can attest to your readiness for seminary education (no family members). Examples include ministry/church contacts, mentors or past faculty. Recommendations will be generated and emailed to your recommenders through the online application. You may also download a paper copy if you require it.

Step 3 | Submit Transcripts

Request official transcripts from every college or university you have attended and sent to:

Northeastern Seminary
2265 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997


Step 4 | Write Autobiographical Statement

Review the autobiographical statement guidelines and submit your paper to

NOTE: Students applying under the special admission category will also submit a 2,000-2,500-word essay (approximately 10 pages double-spaced) on a theological topic that has been mutually agreed upon after consultation with the admissions liaison. Download the guidelines for special admission.

Next Steps

Once the admissions office has received all the components of your completed application, your file will be submitted to the faculty admissions committee for review. You will be notified once you are accepted into Northeastern Seminary.