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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

Doctor of Pastoral Music Research Showcase

Doctor of Pastoral Music Research Showcase

On Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m., the Sacred Music program at Perkins will host the first Doctor of Pastoral Music Research Showcase.

Annual Perkins Advent Service Planned for Thursday, Nov. 30 at Cox Chapel

Annual Perkins Advent Service Planned for Thursday, Nov. 30 at Cox Chapel

The Perkins School of Theology community will gather for an Advent Evening Prayer service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Cox Chapel at Highland Park UMC.

Affording Perkins


Percentage of master's degree-seeking students receive scholarship assistance from Perkins.


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

2 Weeks

Time it takes to receive notification of your scholarship award 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.

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Annual Perkins Advent Service Planned for Thursday, Nov. 30 at Cox Chapel

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



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