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).

To apply to the college, you must:

  • complete the online application form
  • provide three letters of reference following the letter of reference template
  • provide official transcripts of post-secondary work issued directly from the institution to the college with a minimum average of B- (70%)
  • provide a résumé or letter of introduction
  • pay the $25.00 application fee
  • if the undergraduate degree is from a non-English-speaking country, please also provide a writing sample (approximately 2,500 words)

The application deadlines are as follows:

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

International students who have not completed a previous degree in the English language may be required to prove English proficiency. For more information please see the International Students section of the Student Services page.

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

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