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New Brunswick Theological Seminary

36 months
675 USD/credit 18225 USD/year
675 USD/credit 18225 USD/year
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The Divinity program of the New Brunswick Theological Seminary is the fullest preparation for ministry. This degree balances academic rigor and the application of the practical skills needed for effective ministry. It is important to note that a Master of Divinity is required for ordination and/or promotion in many denominations and churches. Some chaplaincy programs may also require this degree.


What is unique about the Divinity program of the New Brunswick Theological Seminary:

  • Adaptive: Courses are offered days, evenings, and weekends as hybrid courses, or completely online. 
  • Welcoming: Affirming of all persons desiring to study theology.
  • Academic, Practical, and Spiritual: We believe students need all three to develop the needed skills for a future in ministry. 
  • Innovative: Study with a faculty who offer innovative opportunities for learning and appreciate adult learners.
  • Justice Oriented: Attend a school with a heart for God’s people who believe justice is the demand of the Gospel.
  • Diverse: Learn with a diverse faculty and student body who will offer a variety of perspectives.
  • Vocational Focus: Students use the degree for ordained ministry, advocacy, or non-profit management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Global Christianity
  • Called and Equipped: Vocational Discernment and Spiritual Formation
  • Analyzing and Confronting the Systems of Privilege
  • Biblical Research and Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The application deadline for a term is two months before the first day of classes each September and January


81 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (4.0 scale).
  • Official transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate work pursued to date are required;
  • Complete a statement of purpose following the instructions on the application.
  • Three letters of recommendation including one from the student’s pastor.
  • Students with additional master’s credits may receive transfer credits (see the transfer credit policy).
  • Photo ID (state issued driver’s license, state identification card, or Passport) to verify identity
  • Additionally, International Students must submit transcripts of undergraduate degree programs that originate from an institution outside the United States or Canada be sent to a professional transcript service for a course-by-course evaluation.
  • Demonstrate their proficiency in English (see English Proficiency Requirements);
  • Apply to the US Government for an F-1 non-immigrant student entry visa.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 675 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    18225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 675 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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