All master’s and advanced certificate program* applicants are required to submit two (2) letters of recommendation; Ph.D. and D.Min. applicants are required to submit three (3) letters of recommendation.
Of the letters submitted, at least one academic letter of recommendation is preferred. If you have any questions about who you should ask to be your recommender, please email GREadmit@fordham.edu or call 718-817-4800.
*Applicants to the advanced certificate in spiritual direction, or master’s degree in spiritual direction:
*Applicants to the advanced certificate in supervision:
Letters must be submitted through the online application. Please do not give the option of mailing to recommenders. Mailing a recommendation should only be done in extreme circumstances when the recommender is unable to upload the letter. These may be directed to the GRE admissions office at the following address:
Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education
C/O Office of Admissions
441 East Fordham Road, Keating Hall Room 303
Bronx, NY 10458
Visiting/non-matriculated students are not required to submit letters of recommendation, but will be required should they apply to matriculate into a program at a later time.