UDTS welcomes women and men who are committed to developing their personal faith, show evidence of academic talent and potential for leadership in God's church.

Ready to discern your next step? Our Director of Seminary Admission, Kayla Schween, is available via email at or by phone at 563.589.3115. Connect with us today.

Schedule a 30 minute appointment with Kayla

Our students come from 27 states, many denominations (including the PC(USA), UCC, United Methodist Church, ELCA, RCA, and more), and range in age from 22 to 80+ years old. We are proud of our diverse and welcoming community; from students to faculty to alumni, our community encompasses many of the beautiful facets of the living, Triune God.

Admission Deadlines

DMin | Spring 2022 November 15, 2021
MACL, MAMD, MDiv | Spring 2022 November 15, 2021
Young Adult Ministry Scholars (YAMS)    April 1 of every calendar year
MACL, MAMD, MDiv | Fall 2022 June 15, 2022

Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis for each academic year.