Admissions Process

Thank you for your interest in St. Paul Lutheran Seminary. We look forward to helping you with your journey! Please note the FAQ and Sample Application available from this page. The process works as follows:

  • Call Student Affairs (507-591-0898) to set up a brief admissions  conference and receive your admissions application.
  • Submit application, three reference letters and non-refundable $50 application fee to: St. Paul Lutheran Seminary, P.O. Box 112, Springfield, MN  56087.
  • Please include in your application submission a brief biographical statement and essay describing your understanding of the vocation of public ministry (No more than 10 pages).
  • Request official transcripts from all post-secondary schools you have attended to be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Seminary at our Springfield, MN address above.

Transfer Students
St Paul Lutheran Seminary welcomes transfer students and we make every effort to recognize all credits you have already received.  If you are transferring from an accredited institution, please have your transcripts sent to the admissions office.  If you are transferring from an unaccredited institution, in addition to your transcripts, please provide syllabus for all courses you are seeking to transfer.