Admitted Students

Welcome Fall 2020 Admits!

Accepting Your Offer | Getting to Know Our Community | Financial Aid at Union | Getting Started at Union

Congratulations! Welcome to our community of compassionate and justice-focused leaders. The resources below will assist you in your decision and help you get started as a student at Union.

Now that you have been admitted, you can accept your offer by submitting your non-refundable $250 enrollment deposit.

When we have received your deposit, you will be assigned a University ID (UNI) and Union Theological Seminary email address. These two important credentials will provide you access to key university services and allow you to move forward in the enrollment process. You can expect to receive this approximately two weeks after your deposit is submitted.

Consider one of the following options:

Upcoming Events for Admitted Students

In light of evolving information about COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, we have canceled our in-person Admitted Student Day event and replaced it with several virtual options. Below you will find registration links for several webinars and live streams. Please select as many events that interest you. You will need to RSVP for each event separately. If you can’t attend the live stream, webinars will be recorded and available for viewing below.

Affording the Call: How Do I Fund My Education?

Date: Recorded on Tuesday, March 17, 1:00 -2:00 PM (EST)
Resources: Powerpoint
Meet our Director of Financial Aid, Melissa Desravines, and learn how to prepare financially for graduate study. We will also explain the nuts and bolts of financial aid at Union.

Housing at Union Webinar

Date: Recorded on Wednesday, March 25, 1:00 – 2:00 PM (EST)
Worried about moving to New York City? Learn more about the below-market housing options available at Union, as well as the supports available to our residential and commuter students.

Stories from the Field: Vocation, Field Ed and Internships

Date: Recorded on Thursday, March 26, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
This a great opportunity for MDiv students to learn more about our Field Ed program and learn about vocation opportunities, such as chaplaincy, church ministry or nonprofit leadership.

Virtual Open House: A Conversation with Union Faculty

Date: Recorded on Thursday, April 2, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (EST)
Join us for a Live Stream panel event with Union faculty and staff members, John Thatamanil, Associate Professor of Theology and World Religions, Amy Meverden, Director of The Writing Center / Adjunct, Bible & Exegesis, and Abigail Asgaralli, Registrar.

Virtual Open House: A Conversation with Union Faculty 

Date: Recorded on Friday, April 3, 10:30AM – 11:30AM (EST)
Join us for a Live Stream panel event with Union faculty members, Kelly Brown Douglas, Dean of EDS at Union and Professor of Theology, Jeremy Hultin, Associate Professor of Biblical Languages, and Abigail Asgaralli, Registrar.

Both merit and need-based scholarships are available to new and continuing full-time students enrolled in a qualifying degree program. Over 90% of Union students receive some form of financial assistance, with the average award covering 50% of tuition or more. Please refer to your Funding Letter for more information about your award.

To be considered for financial aid, you will be required to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or via the myStudentAid app on IOS or Android. Please use G02890 as your school code.

Cost of Attendance

Once you have submitted your enrollment deposit, review the following pages to learn how to prepare for the start of classes.