Welcome to WTS OnLine Admissions! 

We are so pleased to learn of your interest.  Please let us know how we can serve you best by selecting an option below. 


 1. Complete an Inquiry Form  - this link will bring you directly to the form, or see the grid below.

 2. Begin your Application - Please scroll to bottom of page for application for your program of interest. 

 3. Complete a Letter of Recommendation form for an applicant - If an applicant has requested that you complete a Letter of Recommendation on their behalf, please click on the link or scroll down to select the Letter of Recommendation form.

Western Theological Seminary admits students of  any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.


  • Be sure to click "Save" before moving on to the next section. 
  • To complete your session of work, click on the "Save & Exit" button. 
  • To submit your application form, you will need to complete all required fields.
  • If you wish to complete sections of the form out of order, simply click on the "Applicant Information" box at the top of your form, and then the box for the portion of the form you wish to complete. 
  • Please email admissions@westernsem.edu or call 800.392.8554 or 616.392.8555 ext. 189 with any questions.

Click "Login to start" to begin the Application.  You will be prompted to enter your username and password or to create a new account (new applicants only). 


Inquiry Form 2014
Master of Divinity Application-IR/DT/DL/NHS
Master of Arts Application 2014
Non-Degree and GCUPM Application 2014
Doctor of Ministry Application 2014
Letter of Recommendation 2014
Contact Form-Admissions Office Staff Use Only


The Admissions Office is eager to assist!

Email:  admissions@westernsem.edu
Phone:  616.392.8555 or  800.392.8554


  • Dr. Mark Poppen, Director of Admissions - ext 132

  • Jill English, Associate Director of Admissions - ext 135

  • C.J. Kingdom-Grier, Associate Director of Admissions - ext 190

  • Jeanette Schipper, Administrative Assistant - ext 189

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