Application Checklist

Application Checklist 

Completed Online Application Form

Apply anytime using our Graduate Student Application Form.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis which allows you to apply at anytime. Recommended application deadlines are 3 weeks prior to the start of each semester. Applications received less than 3 weeks before the start of a semester will be reviewed for the next available semester.

Nonrefundable Application Fee of $25

The nonrefundable application fee of $25 can be completed via credit card at the end of the online application or via our Cashnet site.

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 electronically from the institution to ministry@udallas.edu or mailed to:

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

Evaluation of International Transcripts

All transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must be evaluated (and translated if necessary) by Transcript Research. 

Official copies of your international transcript should be sent directly from the international institution to the Neuhoff School of Ministry, Graduate Program. 

Once received, you will need to order a Transcript Evaluation using the

Neuhoff School of Ministry Evaluation Application.

Transcript Research will notify the Neuhoff School of Ministry that an application has been received and certified copies of each international transcript will be sent to Transcript Research on your behalf.

NOTE: In rare circumstance, Transcript Research may request additional documents or that official copies of your international transcript be sent to them directly. It is the applicants responsibility to comply with requests made by Transcript Research. We accept transcript evaluations from Transcript Research ONLY.

Three Letters of Recommendation

An electronic recommendation form must be completed for each of the following references:

  • 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.

The electronic recommendation form will be sent directly to each reference upon submission of your application.

Three Brief Essays and Resume

Applicants must submit the following essays:

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

See the 'Essay' section of the Online Application Form for details about each essay.

Test Scores

The Neuhoff School of Ministry does not require the GRE.

International Students may be required to submit a score of 80 or better on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test. Contact us directly for more information. 

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
     scollier@udallas.edu
     972-265-5814

 

 

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