Trinity College

How to Apply

Admissions to Advanced Degree programmes (PhD, DMin, ThM, MA) are managed by the Toronto School of Theology. Please see their website for deadlines and the online application.

The Faculty of Divinity accepts applications for admission in September (fall), January (winter/spring), and May (summer). Your application to the College must include the Student Information form, the Application for Admission form, three letters of reference, official transcripts of post-secondary work, and a résumé, plus the $25.00 application fee. Applications are not considered complete until the fee is paid.

Transcripts must be issued directly from the post-secondary institution to the College. The application deadlines are as follows:

  • admission for fall term - 31 May
  • admission for winter term - 31 October
  • admission for summer term - 28 February

If your application meets our basic admission criteria, you will be invited for an interview. A final decision on admission will be made by a committee. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Faculty of Divinity Office at or 416 978-2133.

Application for Admission as a Basic Degree Student Form

Each student wishing to apply to the Faculty of Divinity must complete the Application for Admission Form.

Student Information Form

Applicants must also fill out the Student Information Form (45K PDF document) and return it to the address below.

The Dean of Divinity,
Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave.,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H8,
Attn: Administrative Assistant

Reference Letters

A student desiring to enter the Faculty of Divinity should send one copy of the Letter of Reference form (PDF document) to each of the persons named as referees (three references are required) on his or her Application Form, with the request that it be completed and returned to:

The Dean of Divinity,
Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave.,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H8,
Attn: Administrative Assistant

The applicant should fill in his/her own name and address and that of the person from whom s/he is seeking a letter of reference.

Notice of Collection of Personal Information

Trinity College respects the privacy of its students, faculty, staff, alumni, and donors as well as that of other persons using services it provides. The College collects only personal information that is essential to fulfill its mandate and does so under the authority of the Act to Incorporate Trinity College (1851, as amended 1928) and Royal Charter of Trinity College (1852). Personal information will at all times be protected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Officer: Sylvia Lassam
Telphone: (416) 978-2019 / Fax: (416) 978-2797
Mailing address: 6 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8