- Applications for admission should be completed during the
second semester of the sophomore year; incoming freshmen may apply
for provisional admission.
- Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average
of 3.0 at the end of the sophomore year, and a 3.5 index in at
least 12 credits of Theology, applicable to the major.
- In consultation with their advisor, B.A./M.A. students enroll
in 100-level graduate courses during their junior year, and
upper-level graduate courses in their senior year.
- Students must plan to take afternoon and evening courses (after
4:10 PM) once graduate level work commences. Graduate courses meet
once per week for two hours.
General Financial Aid
Reflecting our Vincentian Mission, St. John's has a long
tradition of bringing a high quality, private education within the
financial reach of all our students with opportunities for
financial assistance through scholarships, loans, grants and
work-study programs. For more information visit our Student Financial Services web
Financial Aid Programs for Theology and
Religious Studies Students
Graduate assistantships are offered to a limited number of
students. They are awarded on the basis of several factors,
including grade point average, Graduate Record Exam scores, and
recommendations. Graduate assistantships cover full tuition and
provide a small stipend for other expenses. Graduate assistants
must be full-time students.
Richard Kugelman Scholarship
Named in honor of a former chairperson of the Theology and
Religious Studies Department at St. John's, the Kugelman
scholarship provides full or partial tuition for highly qualified
students interested in Scripture study. Awards are made on a
competitive basis and are renewable for the entire