Graduate Admissions Information

Rochester University currently offers a master’s degree program within the Graduate Department of Theology. Please refer to the information below in order to ensure that your application is complete and that all requirements are met so as to ensure that we can process your application as quickly as possible.

How to Apply

For an application to Rochester University to be considered complete, applicants must submit the following items:

1 | Choose Your Application Method

or
Free Online Application
Paper Application
These can be requested from the Admissions Office

2 | Submit the non-refundable application fee online ($40).

3 | Submit three letters of recommendation.

High School Transcript
Two letters must be academic references and one must be from either a minister or a church leader.

4 | Submit transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended.

High School Transcript
Transcripts must be submitted either electronically through Parchment Exchange to missional@rc.edu, or by mail to:
Rochester University
Graduate Admissions
800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

5 | Complete a Statement of Purpose.

Statement of Purpose
Must be 500-1000 words describing your statement of purpose for pursuing graduate education in Missional Leadership. This can be sent electronically as a Microsoft Word document or PDF to missional@rc.edu, or by mail to:
Rochester University
Graduate Admissions
800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

6 | Submit a signed Congregation Consent Form.

Statement of Purpose
Submit a signed Congregation Consent Form from a congregational leader (or other appropriate ministry leader) that you have permission to do projects within the congregation for your degree.