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Important Application Deadlines

We hope these deadlines are helpful for you as you apply to Gordon-Conwell. Note that we do not list a deadline for U.S. students (those who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents) applying to the seminary, as we accept domestic applications on a rolling basis.

Fall 2020 Application | Spring 2021 Application

Dates for Fall 2020 Application

Date Who may submit this application
International Student Scholarship Application Deadline December 5, 2019 International students must complete their application to Gordon-Conwell by December 5 to be considered for these scholarships.
Application Deadline for Merit-Based Scholarships and the Institute for the Study of the Black Christian Experience Scholar Program February 1, 2020 Students must complete their application to Gordon-Conwell by February 1st to be considered for these scholarships.
Priority Housing Application Deadline March 15, 2020 Accepted students who have submitted their Notification of Intent and paid their $100 matriculation fee
Pierce Fellowship Application Deadline April 15, 2020 Accepted students
Early Partnership Scholarship Application Deadline (awarded on a rolling basis) April 15, 2020 Citizens and permanent residents (Green Card holders) of the USA
Priority Housing Assignments Begin April 15, 2020
Financial Aid Application Deadline (awarded on a rolling basis) May 1, 2020 Accepted students
Final Partnership Scholarship Application Deadline (awarded on a rolling basis) June 1, 2020 Citizens and permanent residents (Green Card holders) of the USA
Pierce Fellowship Awarded June 29, 2020
Master of Arts in Counseling application deadline July 1, 2020 US and international students who wish to be considered for the MA in Counseling program.
International student Master of Theology – Biblical Studies application deadline July 1, 2020 International students who wish to be considered for the ThM – Biblical Studies program.  (ThM – Biblical Studies applicants must complete language competency exams as part of their application process, and these may take place after July 1st.)
International Student Application Deadline July 1, 2020* Prospective students who are not citizens or residents of the USA. *Exceptions may be made depending on Visa Appointment wait times or if an applicant plans to begin their studies online.
Fall 2020 Application Deadline July 31, 2020 All prospective students who wish to begin their studies in Fall 2020 must complete their application by this date.
Domestic student Master of Theology – Biblical Studies application deadline July 31, 2020 US students who wish to be considered for the ThM – Biblical Studies program.  (ThM – Biblical Studies applicants must complete language competency exams as part of their application process, and these may take place after July 31st.)
I-20 Application Deadline One month before start of term Accepted international students who have submitted their Notification of Intent and paid their $100 matriculation fee
Registration Deadline September 11, 2020 Last day to register for a Fall 2020 course.

Dates for Spring 2021 Application

Date Who may submit this application
International student Master of Theology – Biblical Studies application deadline November 1, 2020 International students who wish to be considered for the ThM – Biblical Studies program.  (ThM – Biblical Studies applicants must complete language competency exams as part of their application process, and these may take place after July 1st.)
Priority Housing Application Deadline November 15, 2020 Accepted students who have submitted their Notification of Intent and paid their $100 matriculation fee
Priority Housing Assignments Begin November 30, 2020
Financial Aid Application Deadline (awarded on a rolling basis) December 1, 2020 Accepted students
Domestic student Master of Theology – Biblical Studies application deadline December 1, 2020 US students who wish to be considered for the ThM – Biblical Studies program.  (ThM – Biblical Studies applicants must complete language competency exams as part of their application process, and these may take place after July 1st.)
Master of Arts in Counseling application deadline December 1, 2020 US and international students who wish to be considered for the MA in Counseling program.
International Student Application Deadline December 1, 2020 Prospective students who are not citizens or residents of the USA
I-20 Application Deadline One month before start of term Accepted international students who have submitted their Notification of Intent and paid their $100 matriculation fee
Registration Deadline January 5, 2021 Last day to register for a Spring 2021 course.

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