Our desire is to make your application process as smooth as possible. Below are 4 steps to completing your Palmer Seminary application.

  1. Apply: Complete your online application using the Eastern University Application Portal.*
  2. Personal Statement: Email your Personal Statement to your counselor or admissions.file@eastern.edu. You can also mail your Personal Statement to the address below. Read Personal Statement instructions.
  3. Recommendations: We require two recommendations. Please have your recommenders complete this Recommendation Form on your behalf.
  4. Official transcript(s) from the degree-conferring undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) institution you attended, preferably but not necessarily accredited by an accreditor endorsed by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Applicants with unaccredited Bachelor's Degrees can be considered for admission on a case by case basis.
  • Transcripted studies should reflect adequate preparation for study in the relevant graduate program.
  • How to Request a Transcript: View FAQs about requesting a transcript from your previous school.

5. Resume/ CV

*Reminder: Palmer Seminary is the Seminary of Eastern University.

Mailing Address

Mail any necessary materials (transcripts, personal statement, and two references) to:

Palmer Seminary of Eastern University
GPS Admissions
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087

Save time: Submit your materials online!

Many materials can also be completed online or emailed to admissions.file@eastern.edu - see instructions above.