Admission & Aid

We're excited to welcome you into our community, where you'll be engrossed in a field of rational and practical skill building. Our program boasts a highly flexible degree that allows you to complete your course requirements in any order and fit your course schedule around a second major easily.

Additionally, we're here to help you begin the application process and find the best financial aid package that suits your needs. No matter where you are in your higher education journey, we are committed to helping you achieve your goals.

Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Application Info

If you're ready to begin the application process using either the Common Application or University of Denver application, you can find the step-by-step instructions here.

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Contact your Admissions Counselor

Have any questions regarding the application process or what forms you need to submit? Connect with your admissions counselor to get the resources and answers you need.

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Undergraduate Financial Aid

The College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences as well as the University as a whole offer need- and merit-based financial aid to our all undergraduates so that finances are never a barrier to an education. Explore your options of scholarships, grants and loans through CAHSS and DU.

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Graduate Admission

Dual-Degree MA Application Info

You can earn an MA in philosophy only in conjunction with another graduate degree program at the University of Denver. We typically see religious studies as a complementary master's degree; however, you may also apply to another pre-approved discipline within the University in conjunction with our MA program.

You must already be enrolled in this other program before applying to our master's program in philosophy.

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Joint PhD Application Info

You can earn a doctorate in the study of religion by participating in the University of Denver-Iliff School of Theology joint PhD program.

To be eligible, you need to have completed a master's degree and submitted an application to the doctoral program. If you intend to apply to the joint PhD program, you must work with the department's graduate adviser as soon as possible to plan coursework.

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Graduate Financial Aid

Eligible graduates students can apply to receive financial aid through CAHSS or the University. Our financial aid options include need- and merit-based scholarships, grants and federal loans. See if you qualify for financial aid and discover which option best fits you.