Schools wishing to become members of The Association of Theological Schools should complete the Associate Membership Application and note the Procedures Related to Membership. The application fee is $5,000. The deadline for submitting the application is September 1 of the year preceding the ATS/COA Biennial Meeting (held in June of even-numbered years). If you have any questions, please contact the Director, Accreditation Services.
Schools wishing to renew Associate Membership should follow the Guidelines for Renewing Associate Membership. Schools that are already Associate Members and are prepared to advance to candidacy should follow the Guidelines for Petitioning for Candidate for Accredited Member Status.