Health + Care

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Transform + Achieve

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Transform + Achieve

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

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of Wholehearted Service

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At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, our graduate theological programs prepare you to learn, serve and lead with influence and wisdom. Whether you’re called to enter full-time ministry, serve in a bi-vocational role or pursue licensure as a counselor, continue your discernment process by completing a free online application for admission.

Application Process

We require a ministry reference and personal reference, so please be ready to provide contact information for two individuals. Your references should have known you for at least a year, not be relatives and able to attest to your Christian character and aptitude for graduate education.

New Students

If you are new to GRTS, please complete the appropriate application below based on when you would like to start at GRTS.

Transfer Students

Continue your graduate theological work as part of the GRTS community. Please complete the appropriate application below based on when you would like to transfer to GRTS.

Non-Degree Students

Are you seeking advanced education in Bible, theology, clinical mental health counseling or ministry, without a specific degree objective? Non-degree students who possess an accredited undergraduate degree may take courses for graduate credit while those without a baccalaureate degree will be limited to enrollment by audit. Please complete the appropriate application below based on when you would like to audit a course.

Readmit Students

Return to Grand Rapids Theological Seminary to finish a master’s degree in ministry, theological studies or clinical mental health. Please complete the appropriate application below based on when you would like to continue your journey at GRTS.

International Students

To start the admission process, complete the seminary’s Pre-Application form. You will be prompted to continue the application process once we have received and approved your pre-application form.

Spring 2022

Begin your application to GRTS to be considered for admission for spring 2022.

Classes Begin: Jan. 18, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan. 7, 2022

Summer 2022

Begin your application to GRTS to be considered for admission for summer 2022.

Classes Begin: May 9, 2022
Application Deadline: April 29, 2022

Fall 2022

Begin your application to GRTS to be considered for admission for fall 2022.

Classes Begin: Aug. 31, 2022
Application Deadline: Aug. 19, 2022

Admissions Office

Hours

MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below or explore campus with a virtual tour.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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