Wherever you find yourself on your learning journey, you’re welcome here.
Studying at AMBS will challenge you to grow spiritually and theologically while strengthening your leadership skills for whatever roles God might be calling you to. Together we can experience the transformative presence of God in the work of being leaders for God’s reconciling mission in the world.
Find your fit
At AMBS you’ll find an Anabaptist learning community embracing challenging academics alongside deep spiritual formation. We worship together and join in spiritual practices as we build meaningful friendships with each other.
We’re here to support you with a variety of distance learning options and a wide range of financial aid and scholarships.
Not sure which program is right for you? Take our short quiz!
With you every step of the way
Step 1. Contact an Admissions counselor
From your first inquiry about seminary study to your transition from applicant to student, we are excited to walk alongside you as you take each step on your journey.
Want to check out campus? Schedule a visit.
Step 2. Choose your program of study (and review requirements)
Take a look at our variety of programs and choose the program that’s the best fit for you.
Step 3. Complete an Admissions Application (we won’t know much aid you qualify for yet)
Timing matters! Get your application in early so you have enough time to apply for scholarships and financial aid.
Admissions calendar (View our calendar as a PDF).
Deadline to apply for merit-based scholarships for 2022–23 (extended from March 1)
Deadline to apply for designated and ministry scholarships for 2022–23
Deadline to apply for need-based financial aid for 2022–23 (returning students)
Step 4. Complete FAFSA and Financial Aid Application
All admitted students are eligible to apply for AMBS need-based financial aid. Learn more about financial aid.
U.S. students should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online by April 1. Complete FAFSA online
Federal School Code: 001823
School name: Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary
School address: 3003 Benham Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46517
Step 5. Apply for scholarships
At AMBS, we provide a wide variety of scholarships. Check out our scholarships.
Make sure to also complete the Financial Aid Checklist (PDF)
Step 6. After acceptance – Enroll
We’re ready for you to join us! Together we can experience the transformative presence of God in the work of being leaders for God’s reconciling mission in the world.
Meet the AMBS Admissions team
From your first inquiry about seminary study to your transition from applicant to student, we’re here to help you. Contact us.
Yes, you can afford seminary!
AMBS’s low base tuition rate
+ generous need-based financial aid
+ scholarships for full- or part-time student
+ church matching grants
= an affordable seminary degree
We know Canadian students have special considerations, so we’ve created some additional resources just for Canadian students.
We know international students have special considerations and specific questions. Click this link to view all our resources for international students.
We are a binational seminary, serving Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada as well as students from various Christian traditions across the global church.
Looking for something else?
Try an upcoming graduate course
Want to explore seminary study? Take an upcoming graduate course!
If you’re a non-admitted student, you can even get 50% off your first three credits at AMBS!*Exceptions apply
Try an online short course
Looking to expand your theological knowledge?
Take one of our six-week, discussion-based, online short courses.
(No papers. No grades.)
Request a visit from an AMBS instructor
Invite the faculty and staff of AMBS to come directly to you either in person or over video conference.