Santa Clara University

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley

Application Information


Priority Application Deadlines:
Fall Enrollment: All materials received by FEBRUARY 1st
Spring Enrollment:
All materials received by OCTOBER 1st

Did you miss the deadline? The priority deadline is designed to ensure applicants the best possible admissions and financial aid process.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and we invite you to submit your application after the priority deadline.

Interested in applying for a graduate, ecclesiastical, or non-degree program at JST? Choose your program of interest below to get started with the application process. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact Laura or Kristin.

Still exploring the details of each program? The Degrees & Programs page offers comprehensive descriptions of each program.


Graduate Degree Programs

The Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University offers the following degrees, accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.

Ecclesiastical Degree Programs

The following ecclesiastical degrees are granted in the name of the Holy See through the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University by virtue of its status as an Ecclesiastical Faculty accredited by the Vatican Congregation of Catholic Education.

Women of Wisdom and Action Initiative

We invite congregations of women religious in Asia to consider partnering with the Jesuit School of Theology and the Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity to identify talented future leaders as candidates for one of our degree programs. This initiative has its own set of requirements in addition to the general application process. Follow the link below to learn more about the initiative. Within the initiative's webpage, there is more information about application procedures.

Non-Degree Programs and Special Student Status

The Jesuit School of Theology offers the following continuing education and other non-degree opportunities  These programs were created to meet the needs of those who serve in today's church.

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