Perkins Extends Application Deadline for Fall 2014

July 10 Information Session Available for Prospective Students

DALLAS – Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University has extended the deadline for those applying for the fall 2014 semester and is offering a final summer Inside Perkins opportunity on July 10. The  midday Inside Perkins event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday,  July 10. Open to prospective degree and non-degree students, Inside Perkins offers the opportunity for prospective students to meet faculty, interact with current students, and learn about admissions and financial aid.  The event will be held at Perkins School of Theology, 5915 Bishop Boulevard, Dallas, Texas.

“These Inside Perkins events offer excellent opportunities to introduce interested persons to the riches of theological education in a university setting,” says Tracy Anne Allred, director of Student Services at Perkins School of Theology.

Inside Perkins is free and open to the public, and includes a light meal for all prospective student attendees and their guests. Reservations are requested. Please RSVP to

The extended deadline for submission of fall 2014 applications is August 1. Prospective students can find additional information at or apply online at

In addition, to better accommodate the scheduling needs of students, Perkins will offer three evening courses this fall:

   • Spiritual Formation – Tuesdays, 6:00 to 7:20 p.m.

   • Christian Heritage I – Wednesdays, 6:00 to 8:50 p.m.

   • Interpretation of the New Testament I – Thursdays, 6:00 to 8:50 p.m.

For more information about Inside Perkins or applying for the fall 2014 semester, contact Herbert Coleman,, 214.768.2139.

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Perkins School of Theology, founded in 1911, is one of five official University-related schools of theology of The United Methodist Church. Degree programs include the Master of Divinity, Master of Sacred Music, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Arts in Ministry, and Doctor of Ministry, as well as the Ph.D., in cooperation with The Graduate Program in Religious Studies at SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.