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Schools and Seminaries

Today 122 educational institutions are related to the United Methodist Church. Located in diverse settings across the country, ranging from rural communities to some of our nation’s great cities, and ranging from 200 to 15,000 students, these institutions offer rich and creative academic programs.

United Methodist Theological Schools
United Methodism's 13 seminaries offer training for those preparing for the ministry and other church professions.

University Senate-Approved Seminaries
These United Methodist and non-United Methodist seminaries are approved to train United Methodist clergy.

United Methodist-related Educational Institutions
100 two- and four-year colleges and universities and 10 precollegiate schools, some with elementary grades, offer unique educational opportunities.