Admissions & Aid

At the GTU, the proximity of our member schools, multi-faith centers, and interdisciplinary programs creates a dynamic intellectual community. The GTU offers two degree programs, the Master of Arts (MA) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), as well as several certificate programs. Our member schools offer many other programs of study. GTU students are eligible to take classes across the GTU consortium, as well as at the University of California, Berkeley, just across the street.

Explore Our Programs

The GTU offers both the Master of Arts (MA) degree and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, as well as certificate programs.

Request Program Info

Find out more about our programs and academic community. Use our easy online form to get the information you need for your academic future at GTU.

Plan a Visit

Let us host you for a campus visit! Your visit can include classes, tour, and meetings with Admissions staff, professors, and students.

Applying to GTU

Information on how to apply to our programs.

Financial Aid

Understand your financial aid options and how to apply.

Berkeley and the Bay Area

Learn more about relocating to our beautiful corner of the world.  Berkeley's an incredible place to study and live!

GTU students benefit from:

  • the largest theological faculty in the United States
  • hundreds of course offerings across the consortium that allow for rich interdisciplinary and interreligious study
  • one of the finest theological libraries in the world
  • a collaborative relationship with the world's preeminent public university, the University of California, Berkeley, increasing the options for interdisciplinary projects
  • a culturally and religiously diverse location in the San Francisco Bay Area

Take Our Online Virtual Tour

We are here to answer your questions and help you through the admissions process. Contact Dr. Andrea Sheaffer, Director of Admissions, at 510-649-2465 or admissions@gtu.edu.

Annual Teaching Workshop

Sponsored by the Professional Development Program, join Dr. Racine for the Annual Teaching Lecture. 

GTU Student Lounge
11:00am to 12:00pm

Writing and Researching from Home

Are you finishing coursework and planning on leaving the area to write your comps, dissertation or thesis? 

Collaborative Learning Space, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
2:00pm to 3:00pm