Admission to M&RS Programs at Unity Institute

Please contact our admissions representative at admissions@unityonline.org before submitting your application. 

Master of Divinity Program

Bachelor’s degree required

  1. Submit a completed application (includes Unity Institute Code of Conduct).
  2. Submit official transcripts from accredited institution.
  3. Submit a statement of information, an essay of 1,000-1,500 words that includes:
    a.     Biographical information.
    b.     Reasons the applicant would like to be admitted into the M&RS program.
    c.     What the applicant hopes to achieve from the M&RS program.
    d.     How the applicant expects to use the degree/diploma in the future.
    Essay should be double-spaced in a readable font of no less than 12 points and give evidence of skills in writing capable of sustaining graduate-level work.
  4. Submit a nonrefundable application fee of $50.
  5. Submit three letters of reference:
    a.     One letter from applicant’s minister or spiritual leader.
    b.     One personal (nonrelative) reference.
    c.     One letter from someone familiar with applicant’s academic abilities (or a second personal reference).

All materials may be sent to:

Unity Institute Admissions Office
1901 NW Blue Parkway
Unity Village, MO 64065-0001

Diploma in Unity Ministry Program

Completion of Academic Demonstration and application and acceptance into the UWM Ministry Path required.

  1. Be accepted into the UWM Ministry Path, which includes an Academic Demonstration and application.
  2. Submit a completed application (includes Unity Institute Code of Conduct).
  3. Submit evidence of an Academic Demonstration.
  4. Submit official transcript from all colleges/universities attended directly to Unity Institute Admissions Office.
  5. Submit a statement of information, an essay of 1,000-1,500 words that includes
    a.     Biographical information.
    b.     Reasons the applicant would like to be admitted into the M&RS program.
    c.     What the applicant hopes to achieve from the M&RS program.
    d.     How the applicant expects to use the degree/diploma in the future.
    Essay should be double-spaced in a readable font of no less than 12 points and give evidence of skills in writing capable of sustaining graduate-level work.
  6. Submit a nonrefundable application fee of $50.
  7. Submit one letter of reference.

All materials may be sent to:

Unity Institute Admissions Office
1901 NW Blue Parkway
Unity Village, MO 64065-0001

Nondegree Programs

Note: Courses taken for audit are not eligible for transfer into a regular program of study.

Individuals with a bachelor’s degree may take classes for credit or audit by following these steps:

  1. Submit a completed application (includes Unity Institute Code of Conduct).
  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended directly to Unity Institute Admissions Office.
  3. Submit a nonrefundable application fee of $50.

Individuals without a bachelor’s degree may take classes for audit by following these steps:

  1. Submit a completed application (includes Unity Institute Code of Conduct).
  2. Submit a nonrefundable application fee of $50.

All materials may be sent to:

Unity Institute Admissions Office
1901 NW Blue Parkway
Unity Village, MO 64065-0001