Admission and Financial Support

Application and Deadline

The application deadline to the M.T.S. Program is January 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET. All applicants are reviewed by faculty in their desired area of study. In order to facilitate this review process, the online application should be completed and submitted by the above deadline. The MTS Program will not consider applications from those who wish to begin the program in the spring semester. 

Notification of Decision

Decisions are typically made for the first round of offers by late February or early March.

According to the "Council of Graduate Schools" students are under no obligation to respond to offers of financial support prior to April 15.

University of Notre Dame Graduate School

Online application for The Graduate School

Degree-Seeking Applicants:

Must submit electronically by applicant:

  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • Writing sample (is not required for the M.T.S. Program)
  • Materials related to the applicant’s history regarding dismissal, probation, or suspension from school, or criminal conviction

May be submitted electronically by applicant:

  • To expedite the review, please upload unofficial copies of test scores. Ultimately, official test scores supplied by the testing institution are required for all applicants.

Must be submitted electronically by recommender:

  • Letters of recommendation (Recommenders are added by the student; recommenders will upload the letters.)
  • The Graduate School requires the GRE General Test, which includes verbal, analytical writing, and quantitative examination sections. The institution code for both the GRE and TOEFL exams is 1841.

Campus Visits

We welcome campus visits from those who are considering application to the MTS program during the fall semester. Those who are interested should contact Ms. Cheron Price <> , Graduate Studies Coordinator for the program, to arrange a convenient time to visit classes and to meet with the MTS director, faculty in their area of interest and current students in the program.

Further information about on-campus visits

Summer Study/MA Theology Program 

The MTS program involves two years of full-time study during the academic year. The MA Theology Program are for those who are interested in pursuing a Master’s degree during the summer. 

Graduate School Links of Related interest


Normally, applicants to the M.T.S. Program will be expected to have a background in the humanities (preferably including theology or related disciplines) and/or the social sciences.  All applicants to the MTS must submit GRE scores with their application

Financial Support

All students admitted to the M.T.S. will be provided with full tuition scholarships for the duration of their program.

International Student Services and Activities

This office advises all international students on matters related to maintaining immigration status and offers other services such as issuance of I-20/DS-2019, and assistance in applying for employment authorization and change of status. Visit the ISSA website to learn more.



If you have questions about our MTS program, please contact Graduate Studies Coordinator Cheron Price at 574-631-4254 or