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 Join with Dominican friars and with students from all walks of life who flourish in the richness of the Roman Catholic tradition. Come and learn with our student brothers and dive into the theology of the Angelic Doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas. 

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Join our diverse community of the Church's current and future leaders pursuing academic excellence and Truth. 

Once you have begun your online application to Aquinas, you can return to it at any time before you submit it for review.  Within the application you are able to ask questions of our admissions staff directly.

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Application Requirements

Select a degree program below to view its application requirements.

Aquinas Institute of Theology reviews each application holistically and takes into account all components of the application. If you have concerns about meeting the admission criteria or the application requirements, contact the Admissions Office.

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Application Deadlines

Application deadlines listed below are for admission to the respective degree programs. 

Those applicants to the Master of Arts in Theology, Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies, and Master of Divinity degrees who wish to be considered for the Aquinas Scholars Program must complete their degree application by January 28, 2020. 

 

 

Program Application Deadline
MDiv, MA, MAPS

Fall:
Priority Scholarship: January 28th
Final: August 1

MAPS-CGS

Fall:
Priority Scholarship: January 28th
Final: August 1

Spring:
Priority & International: October 15
Final: December 1

DMin April 30

Dual MAPS-MSW

Students must apply separately to the MSW program at SLU. 

Fall:
Priority & International: March 1
Final: August 1

Spring:
Priority & International: October 15
Final: December 1

MA-PhD

Students must apply separately to the PhD program at SLU. 

December 1
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Mission

Fall:
Priority & International: March 15
Session I Final: August 1
Session II Final: October 1

Spring:
Priority & International: October 15
Session I Final: January 1
Session II Final: March 1

Graduate Certificates in Spiritual Direction, Thomistic Studies,

and Biblical Studies,

Non-Degree and Auditing

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

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