4 Steps to Studying at Westminster


Connect With Us

A personal connection will help you discover the value Westminster can offer you. Request more information and we will put you in touch with one of our experienced admissions counselors. You can ask questions, discuss your ministry goals, and explore your educational options at Westminster.


Explore Financial Aid

Studying at Westminster is well worth the investment. We've designed an interactive online tool to help you explore the financial aid for which you might qualify. We want to help you afford an education at Westminster. After you complete your degree program application, you can then follow the directions to apply for scholarships and solidify your financial aid package.


Visit Campus

Many factors will shape your seminary choice: location, spiritual community, professors, and more. Visiting is the best way to decide if Westminster is right for you. You can tour campus, meet professors, and talk with current students. Your admissions counselor will help you find job interviews, housing, a church home, and anything else to make your visit helpful and productive.



Our streamlined application process will help you navigate the complexities of selecting the school for your seminary education. You will need two references, a few brief essays, your academic transcript, and your personal information. Start your application today. Feel free to contact us with any questions. We'd love to help.

The Whole Counsel of God

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Westminster formally affiliated with a denomination?

No. Westminster is a non-denominational seminary in the historic Reformed tradition. Our graduates serve in nearly 100 different denominations.

What are Westminster's doctrinal standards?

Our doctrinal standards are the Westminster Confession of Faith as well as the Larger Catechism and the Shorter Catechism. Our faculty and Board of Trustees vow to uphold these documents.

What should I study in college to prepare for Westminster?

Our students pursued all sorts of subjects at a variety of colleges. However, students who study the humanities at Christian schools tend to be more well-prepared for graduate study at Westminster. We recommend Grove City College, Covenant College, and Reformation Bible College.

Does Westminster offer any courses online?

Yes. We are currently accepting applications for our Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in Theological Studies, offered fully online. In the future, we plan to offer more degrees and certificates online. Visit online.wts.edu to learn more.

Is there a minimum GPA to study at Westminster?

No. We welcome you to apply even if your GPA is low. Your GPA is only one of the many factors we will take into consideration when reviewing your application.

Do I need to take the GRE to study at Westminster?

Not unless you are applying to our Doctor of Philosophy. Our institutional code for score reporting is 2976. For more information about the GRE, contact the Educational Testing Service or visit www.gre.org.

I'm a non-native English speaker. Do I need to take the TOEFL?

Yes. You are required to take the TOEFL if you have not received instruction in English from the primary grades onward. You can make arrangements to take the exam by contacting the Educational Testing Service via www.toefl.org or by calling 1-800-GO-TOEFL.