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Continue Your Journey With Perkins.

Move fully into the life of service to which God has called you. Whether your vocation is as pastor, educator, musician, youth leader, scholar, or committed layperson, the faculty and staff of Perkins will guide you to gather the resources—spiritual, intellectual and financial—to answer your special calling.

Featured Stories and Events

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Perkins School of Youth Ministry 2023 Registration Now Open

The four-day educational gathering for youth ministers will take place January 9-12, 2023, at Highland Park United Methodist Church.

November Edition of Perspective Online Now Available

The November 2022 edition of Perspective Online, our monthly e-magazine with updates and information about the Perkins community, is out now.
Advent Service

Perkins' Annual Advent Worship Service to Take Place Dec. 1, 2022

The Perkins School of Theology community will gather for an Advent Evening Prayer service on Thursday, December 1 at 6 p.m. in Perkins Chapel.

Affording Perkins

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Percentage of master's degree-seeking students with demonstrated need receiving financial aid

$12,200

Average annual award granted to full-time, degree-seeking students

2 Weeks

Time it takes to receive notification of your financial aid package once your completed application is submitted

Welcome to Perkins School of Theology!

Meet our students and learn how Perkins can help you realize your graduate theological education goals and reach the full potential of your call to service of God’s people.

Latest News 

Perkins School of Theology’s Annual Advent Worship Service To Take Place December 1, 2022

Lilly Endowment Awards $5 Million Grant to Create New Educational Pathways for Ministry 

Read the November issue of Perkins Perspective Online, our e-magazine with updates and information on the Perkins Community

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Choose Your Degree Program

Perkins offers a range of degree programs, including our hybrid Houston-Galveston Extension Program, allowing you to create an academic path best suited to your unique call to ministry and service. Many of these programs are structured so as to allow a concentration in a particular area of interest.

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Perkins by the Numbers

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63% United Methodists with more than 20 other denominations represented

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Student body of more than 300 students

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Located in Dallas, Texas, with a hybrid extension program in Houston-Galveston

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Faculty of 30, 40% female and more than 1/3 representing minority ethnic groups
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Approximately 54% female, 46% male students

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42% of students represent minority ethnic groups

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Alumni/ae network across the globe, from Australia to Zimbabwe