Prospective Student Resources

Here are some other resources you might find helpful as you consider seminary.

What do I need to know before going to seminary?

Pre-Seminary Reading List: Wondering what to read before you come to seminary? Here is a place to start. Don't worry, you don't have to read them all before starting class.

Learning at Jesus' Feet: A Case For Seminary Training - John Frame, professor at RTS Orlando, makes a case for seminary training. His comments are helpful to think through whether you want to go to seminary.

Guidance: Here are some more questions for you to consider as you think about which seminary might be the best fit for you.

What is Reformed about Reformed Theological Seminary?: What, indeed? This booklet gives an overview of what "Reformed" means, and how it plays out at RTS.

How can I get a feel for your campus?

Student Life: Be sure to also check out our videos to get an idea of what it's like to be a student here at RTS.

Pictures on Facebook - Our Facebook page stays current with pictures of our latest events. Head on over to Facebook to see what we have been up to lately.

Visit Form: Visting campus is the best way to meet students, faculty, and chat with our admissions director. Give us two to three weeks notice and we can set up a full seminary visit experience for you - just use this form.

The Reformed Informer: The Informer is a weekly e-newsletter that is sent to all our current students while school is in session, and as the seminary’s primary means of communication with our students, it contains essential information for which our students are held responsible (i.e., important dates and deadlines concerning registration, financial aid, etc.)  If you would like the Informer sent to you on a weekly basis, email the editor at jmcguire@rts.edu and please write "Subscribe" in the subject line. (All previous editions of the Informer are archived here.) 

Chapel Messages: Access to past and current chapel messages.

RTS on iTunesU: Listen to lectures and classes from our very own professors and visiting lecturers.

What are opportunities for me to get involved as a student at RTS Jackson?

Women in Ministry - Information about the ministry for spouses and women on campus.

Great Commission Society - Information about the RTS Jackson student society for missions and evangelism.

Student Cabinet - Made up of representatives from each class, Cabinet plans student events and represents students in judiciary situations. The calendar for the current semester's events is on this page.  

Athletics - You’re going to do a lot of sitting in seminary.  How are you going to get exercise?  We have a gym facility on campus as well as various athletic fields/courts, which are used frequently by students for intramural sports. Here are some of the athletic activities currently happening on campus. 

This looks great! How do I pursue becoming a student at RTS Jackson?

Inquiry Form: Get in touch with our Admissions Office and have the chance to ask questions of actual students; we would love to get to know you better.

Application Procedure
: Our Admissions Office has put together a great web resouce to guide you through the application process.