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Admissions & Aid

International Applicants

Virginia Theological Seminary has a rich tradition of inviting qualified students from all parts of the Anglican Communion to participate in its graduate level academic programs and the life of the community. Applicants from other countries are considered for admission based on a number of criteria, including:
  • Proven academic ability
  • Current work in ministry
  • The potential for contributing to transformative educational or ministerial programs in their home context
  • The potential to contribute to the cross-cultural understanding of their fellow students at Virginia Theological Seminary by sharing their own stories and contexts for ministry.
While all qualified persons are invited to apply, first consideration is given to those applicants from dioceses and institutions in the Anglican Communion with which Virginia Theological Seminary has historical ongoing partnership relationships.

PLEASE NOTE: INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN THE 2020-21 APPLICATION ROUND DUE TO COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS. THE NEXT APPLICATION CYCLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WILL BE IN FALL 2021 FOR ENTRY IN FALL 2022.

Contact Us


E-mail:
admissions@vts.edu

Phone:
703-461-1705

Mailing Address:
Admissions Office
Virginia Theological Seminary, Box 104
3737 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304

On Campus: 
the Admissions office is located in
Aspinwall Hall, building #2 on the campus map.

Downloads

  • Visa Requirements for International Students
    International students (any non-US citizens) who are accepted for study at Virginia Theological Seminary must apply for a student visa to enter the United States for study.  Please read this document for further information.
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