Admissions & Financial Aid

Greetings from Harvard Divinity School
We are excited to hear that you have begun to explore HDS as one possibility for your graduate journey. Our website is filled with information to assist you in your discernment, including: 

We encourage you to complete the online inquiry form to get periodic information about events and resources from our office. 

Please feel free to contact us if you require any information or assistance. We look forward to connecting with you soon! 

Best regards, 
HDS Admissions

The HDS Difference

Jacob Olupona and student

World Renowned Scholars

As experts in a wide range of disciplines and religious traditions and practices, HDS faculty teach and mentor students and perform vital, creative research to advance religious insight and scholarship.

Orientation 2019

Diversity and Pluralism

HDS students represent more than 30 faith traditions, including those who are not religiously affiliated; wide-ranging cultural and ethnic backgrounds; and join us from across the U.S. and around the world.

Engaged Student Body

Discover in their own words what HDS students are passionate about, what challenges they face in their daily lives, and how they are contributing to their communities and the world.

Erica Long and Sarah Byrne-Martelli

A Rewarding, Impactful Career

HDS graduates go on to a wide variety of professions, including hospital chaplaincy like the Rev. Erica Rose Long, MDiv '16, and Sarah Byrne-Martelli, MDiv '02. Learn what you can do with a degree from HDS. 

For Prospective Students

Three students stand looking at the camera in a large hallInterested in learning more about life at HDS? Connect with us anytime to learn more about our degree programs—we are so excited to meet you. 

More for Prospective Students

Financial Aid

90 percent of master’s degree candidates depend on scholarship aid to attend HDS.

more about financial aid

Four Degrees, Infinite Pathways

With our multi-religious focus, interdisciplinary approach, and international scope—40 percent of courses have an international focus—HDS offers a depth and breadth of learning that are unparalleled. All degree programs give you the flexibility to tailor learning in ways that meet your personal and professional interests.

more about degree programs