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Department of Religion: Graduate Application Checklist

Graduate Application Checklist

The Application Deadline for Fall admission is January 10th.

In addition to completing the application, available at the Graduate School:, the following are also required: 

  • Transcripts from all previous institutions (have official transcripts sent to the Department of Religion).
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement of not more than 1000 words, including your choice of concentration and religious culture to study at SU (see lists in program description).
  • Writing Sample of not more than 20 pages.
  • GRE scores (Syracuse University institution code: 2823)
  • TOEFL scores (for applicants whose first language is not English)
  • Online application form