Skip navigation

DU/Iliff Joint PhD Program in the Study of Religion


DU/Iliff Joint PhD Program

Apply to the Program

The priority deadline for admission and financial aid consideration is January 15, 2017. Applications received after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis for financial aid. Please submit an online application and ensure that all supplemental materials are received prior to the priority deadline.  Students may begin their study in fall quarter 2017 only.

When submitting your application, please select your degree (PhD), college (Joint PhD Program), and major (Study of Religion). Please also be sure to clearly state your interests in the personal essay and name faculty members at DU and/or Iliff with whom you would like to work.

A printable confirmation page will appear after a successful application submission. Please keep a copy of the confirmation page for your records. You will not be able to access your application after it has been submitted. However, you will be able to check your application status upon submission by logging back into the application. Please note: It will take at least one business day for information to appear in the online status of your application after it has been submitted or uploaded.

Mail all supplemental admission materials (if not already submitted online), including official transcripts, to:

University of Denver
Office of Graduate Studies
Mary Reed, Room 5
2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208

For questions or problems with the online application, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 303-871-2706, or by email at

Notification letters will be sent out via e-mail in the beginning of March.