36 months
12816 USD/year
12816 USD/year
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The Divinity program at Drew University consists of a gateway year, a vocational pathway and experimental and experiential learning that develops and deepens adaptive leadership skills.


Six required missional and multidisciplinary courses ground all students in religious heritage, theological and spiritual depth, moral integrity, pastoral practice and peace with neighbors. 

They have been designed by Drew’s renowned faculty in different fields and are grounded in classical theological disciplines and infused with pastoral practices, community partnerships and gospel values.

Learning Outcomes 

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree at Drew University is a 78-credit degree program that provides professional graduate education for those seeking to be:

  • Ordained pastors or deacons
  • Congregational leaders
  • Community organizers or activists
  • Chaplains in hospital, university or prison settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transforming Theologies
  • Bible and Its Interpreters
  • Christian Communities in Contexts
  • Gospel Living and Social Transformation
  • Global Faith Traditions and the Earth
  • Spirituality, Self-Identity and Vocation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


78 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Electronic Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendation letters are required by most programs to help determine a student’s qualifications. Check with your specific program for their letter of recommendation requirements
  • One transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend.  Unofficial transcripts uploaded by you are sufficient for the review process.  Official transcripts are only required if you are admitted.  Please have official transcripts sent directly from your institution(s) to gradm@drew.edu
  • Test scores for English proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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    12816 USD/year
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Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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