Application Checklist

Application Checklist 

Completed Online Application Form

Apply anytime using our online application form.

Please note that you must complete the application without closing your browser in order for it to be received correctly by the Neuhoff School of Ministry.

Nonrefundable Application Fee of $50

Online applications will receive a discounted application fee of $25, payable via credit card at the end of the online application or via our Cashnet site.

Paper applications will be charged a $50 fee (payable by check only).

Applications received without the fee will not be reviewed.

Official Transcripts from Colleges/ Universities Attended

An official transcript must be received directly from every institution attended, even if no credit or degree was earned. Transcripts issued to students are not considered official and will not be accepted. Transcripts may be sent electornically from the institution to or mailed to:

Neuhoff School of Ministry
Graduate Program
1845 E. Northgate Drive
Irving, Texas 75062

Have transcripts from an international school? 

  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must also be submitted to Transcripts Research for evaluation (and translation if necessary). 

For more information about how to order a general evaluaton from Transcript Research, visit

Three Letters of Recommendation

A completed recommendation form, to include a personal letter, should be submitted by each of the following:

  • Your pastor or spiritual advisor
  • A professor or employer
  • A lay leader who has taught or worked with the applicant in a ministerial context. Letters from relatives or friends will not be accepted.

NOTE: Be sure to forward the link above to each of your references.

Three Brief Essays and Resume

Applicants must submit the following essays using this Graduate Application Essays and Resume Form.

  • Theological reflection essay (500 words) on a short reading selection
  • Autobiographical essay (500 words)
  • Statement of goals and objectives (500 words)
  • Resume

Reference the online form for details about each short essay.

Read this Online Education Disclosure Statement

Any student outside the state of Texas interested in our online classes and programs must read our UD Online Learning Disclosure and check with their state about authorization or licensure.

Need help or have questions? Give us a call!

Sheri     Sheri Collier
     Coordinator of Graduate Enrollment & Student Services




UD Welcomes Edward Hadas: Leader in Catholic Social Teaching

In the modern economy, too often our financial system fails drastically, moving from one devastation to another. As part of recent efforts to promote Catholic Social Teaching, UD welcomes Oxford Research Scholar Edward Hadas as he explores the relationships among finance, money, the economy and the human condition. Join us on Monday, Nov. 27, as Hadas presents "Money, Finance and Greed: Solving an Economic Mystery."

+ Read More

North Texas Faithful Come Together at Dallas Ministry Conference

The 11th annual Dallas Ministry Conference was held Oct. 19 - Oct. 21, 2017, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. The event featured two keynote addresses, one in English and one in Spanish, as well as 91 other speakers, who included teachers, members of the clergy, lay ministers, authors and motivational speakers, just to name a few.

+ Read More