International Admissions

International students are encouraged and welcome to apply to a degree program of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity. When a prospective international graduate student completes their application to The School of Divinity, a decision will be made by the Admissions Committee. The student will then need to submit the documents listed in the University of St. Thomas International Admissions Graduate Application Checklist. 

General Application Requirements

Complete all requirements as listed in the Application Requirements.

Additional Program Requirements

Please choose the degree program you are applying to from the list below to view additional application requirements:

Master of Arts in Theology

Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry

Master of Arts in Religious Education

English Language Proficiency

  • TOEFL (must submit official score report)
    Test of English as a Foreign Language-minimum score of 550 Paper Based TOEFL (PBT),  213 for the computer-based test or a total score of 80 for the internet based test (iBT) with a minimum score of 20 for both the writing and speaking sections of the test. The St. Thomas TOEFL code is 6110. Test scores must be current within two years.
  • MELAB (must submit official score report)
    (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery-minimum score 80). Test scores must be current within two years and must be accompanied by an official letter from the testing coordinator. 
  • IELTS (must submit official score report)
    Minimum score 6.5.  Test scores must be current within two years.

 

Important Dates: Please schedule your TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB test date before November 1 if you are applying to a spring term.  Please schedule your TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB test date before May 1 if you are applying to a fall term.