Following health guidelines mandating the extension of the "shelter in place" order in Alameda County, the GTU campus will continue to conduct most operations remote through May 31st. Learn more and access the latest, most up-to-date COVID-19 resources, policies, and news for faculty, students, and staff of the GTU here>>

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 the admissions team, at 510-649-2456 or admissions@gtu.edu.

The Importance of Interfaith Understanding

The Commonwealth Club hosts a panel featuring some GTU scholars on the connections among the the Abrahamic faiths, the unfortunate general lack of knowledge of the others' histories, cultures, and beliefs, and how increased understanding, tolerance, acceptance, respect, etc. among all faiths could...

Online Event
12:00pm

GTU At Home Book Club

Free and open to all. Join us for book club in zoom. Every Wednesday at 12:30.

Online Event
12:30pm

Radical Love Live Podcast

Dr. Kamal Abu-Shamsieh, Director of Interreligious Chaplaincy Program will share his perspective on connection and coexistence in this profound period of physical isolation with hosts Mark Dilcom and Kelly Wilson of Radical Love Live.

Online Event
1:00pm