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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.

Take a Virtual Visit

While our on-campus visits and in-person information sessions are limited at this time, we are excited to welcome you to this virtual visit experience.

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 is 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 admissions@gtu.edu.

While our on-campus visits and in-person information sessions are limited at this time, we are excited to welcome you to this virtual visit experience. We invite you to explore all that the GTU has to offer through this tour.

Begin your Virtual Visit

Reel Religion: the Bible, movies, and the Blackfriars Gallery movie poster collection, a “Wise Habits” event

In support of the mission of the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, preservation efforts are underway to ensure that this rare Blackfriars Gallery collection of biblical posters can be used to enrich the ongoing conversation on the role of religion, cinema, and faith in contemporary...

Online Event
5:30pm to 6:30pm

IBS Symposium | Authority and Normativity in and Between Buddhist Traditions

Online Event
12:00pm

Book Release Party with Dr. Kathryn Barush

Join CARe in celebrating the release of Dr. Kathryn Barush's newly published book, Imaging Pilgrimage: Art as Embodied Experience.

While place-based pilgrimage is an embodied practice, can it be experienced in its fullness through built environments, assemblages of souvenirs, and music? Imaging...

Online Event
12:00pm to 1:00pm