Forms & Applications

Thank you for your interest in the programs at ABSW. Click the link below to access the application for your program:

To apply to the Common M.A. program offered jointly with the Graduate Theological Union, click here.


Online Application Checklist

The online application must be completed in one sitting. Before starting your application, please have the following items ready:

  • Your personal statement addressing the program-specific prompt above
  • Your academic history (schools attended, approximate dates attended, degrees received, approximate GPA)
  • Your work history (names of employers, dates of employment, job title/description)
  • Names and email addresses for your three references
  • Credit card or PayPal information (if you choose to pay your application fee online)

All supplemental application materials (including transcripts and test scores) should be sent to:

Office of Admissions
American Baptist Seminary of the West
2606 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

If you have any questions, or require a print application, please email