Thank you for reaching out to Seminary of the Southwest. We are very happy you are considering Southwest as your community of formation. The unforeseen crisis of the pandemic we face has turned all our lives upside down. Unfortunately, it has affected you during a sensitive time in your discernment. Please know that we want to offer you the opportunity to know us and to welcome you “virtually” during the days ahead.
As you make your way through the videos and website content consider registering for a virtual visit. Your enrollment manager will provide detailed information about the curriculum, spiritual formation, and Southwest community.
Master of Divinity
Master of Divinity, with Concentration in Latinx Ministry
Master of Divinity, with Concentration in Chaplaincy
Diploma of Anglican Studies
Master of Arts in Religion
Academics The curriculum at Seminary of the Southwest follows a path focused on three areas of formation: being, knowing, and doing. The seminary’s foundational attention to academic excellence (knowing) is complemented by attention to character (being) and skill (doing). Each program seeks to produce well-rounded, thoughtful graduates who have become not only proficient in a field of study but wise and charitable in its practice.
Chapel Gathering for worship is a fundamental part of our community at Southwest, so it is with joy that I share with you the plans that the administration, with consultation with the Worship Committee, have drafted for a pattern of worship under the restrictions of the pandemic. Four days a week (M-Th) there will be two official seminary services, with one being held in-person outdoors in the Motte, and the other remotely via Zoom.
Financial Aid The MDiv, DAS, and MAR degrees offer tuition grants of up to 100% are available at Southwest. To ensure applicants have an equal opportunity for a grant, financial aid forms can be submitted through June 15 with aid results provided within five business days or sooner. A description of the types of financial assistance can be found by clicking on the below link.
Apply Online Seminary of the Southwest offers a secure and simple way to apply online. Your work will be saved allowing the application to be completed in stages. A faculty interview is required and will be scheduled once the online application is complete. Upon completion of both the online application and faculty interview your file is submitted to the Faculty Review Committee who will provide an acceptance status within five business days.
To allow dioceses with processes that take place later in the year the application deadline date is June 15 th.
Housing The housing committee recognizes that housing is an important factor. MDiv and DAS students are given priority in assigning available on-campus housing units. The cost of on-campus student housing is heavily subsidized by the seminary.
To ensure applicants have an equal opportunity for housing, requests are received until June 15 with official assignments being made July 1. Once your admissions application is received a housing survey with the floorplans and pricing of available on-campus housing will be emailed.
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Contact: Beth Jordan, Enrollment Manager 512-439-0357 firstname.lastname@example.org