School Showcase

School Showcase

UMC Schools - Wesley Theological Seminary
UMC Schools - Wesley Theological Seminary

WELCOME TO THE UMC.ORG SCHOOL SHOWCASE

Here you will find United Methodist schools, seminaries, colleges and universities as well as other institutions that serve United Methodist students. We hope you will find this useful whether you are looking for a place to attend yourself or you are looking to recommend a good school to a family member, church member or friend.

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Asbury Theological Seminary
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Asbury Theological Seminary

Asbury Seminary is a community called. We are an evangelical, multi-dimensional graduate school, steeped in the Wesleyan tradition. With over 1600 students and more than 200 faculty, your experience is grounded in the Word of God, honed with immense spiritual growth and sharpened by global engagement. We offer a variety of academic and professional degrees through our Kentucky and Florida Dunnam campuses, online, and our Memphis Tennessee and Tulsa Oklahoma cohorts. Main address: 204 N Lexington Ave, Wilmore, KY 40390. Phone: (844) GO-TO-ATS. E-mail: [email protected]

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Boston University
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Boston University School of Theology

As the founding school of Boston University and the oldest United Methodist seminary in North America, we are a professional school within a cosmopolitan research university that is itself committed to “learning, virtue, and piety.” Rooted in the Wesleyan tradition and drawing from the wider Christian and religious traditions of the world, we strive to equip people for ministries and vocations that foster personal and social transformation, that are oriented to the world’s diversities, and that expand the prophetic legacy of this historic School of Theology. Main address: 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA. E-mail: [email protected]

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Emory | Candler School of Theology
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Candler School of Theology

Candler School of Theology at Emory University educates faithful and creative leaders for the church’s ministries throughout the world. Choose from 16 degrees, including 10 dual degrees and a 90% online DMin. Benefit from the resources of a top-25 research university in a city with international prominence. Build relationships with gifted faculty who are also highly accessible, thanks to a low 6:1 student-faculty ratio. Candler offers one of the most robust financial aid programs in theological education: 100% of MDiv students receive scholarships of at least 50% and full tuition for all certified candidates for ordination in The United Methodist Church. Main address: 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322. Phone: (404) 727-6326. E-mail: [email protected]

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Centenary College of Louisiana
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Centenary College of Louisiana

Founded in 1825, Centenary is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college proudly affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Our students thrive in a rapidly changing world and wholeheartedly embrace its interconnected cultures, beginning with the Centenary in Paris experience that sends all first year students to France to kick off their college careers. Centenary graduates go on to study medicine (we have a 90 percent medical school acceptance rate over the past 5 years), law, business, and the arts and sciences, entering the workforce as culturally competent and creative thinkers. Visit centenary.edu/umcscholarships for financial aid opportunities for Methodist students. Main address: 2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, LA 71104. Phone: (318) 869-5011. E-mail: [email protected]

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Claremont School of Theology at Willamette University
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Claremont School of Theology at Willamette University

We are convinced that the need for grounded, hope-filled, compassionate religious leaders has never been greater. So, when you’re ready to turn your passion into ministry, mission, and purpose, we’re ready to be your school of theology. Since 1885, Claremont School of Theology has been pushing the boundaries of theological education and pioneering innovative approaches to the study of God and the healing of communities. For nearly a decade, our world-class faculty have been teaching ecumenical, interreligious, and rigorous hybrid/online courses. So even in the midst of a global pandemic, we’re ready to continue pushing and innovating. Are you ready? Main address: 1325 North College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711. Phone: (909) 447-2500. E-mail: [email protected]

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EMU | Eastern Mennonite Seminary
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Eastern Mennonite Seminary

You are welcome here! Eastern Mennonite Seminary shares a special relationship with The United Methodist Church (UMC) in theological education and is approved by the church’s University Senate for the training of candidates for ordination. A significant number of United Methodist students are enrolled at EMS and seek ordination. We offer a range of programs designed to form and prepare students for all forms of ministry—behind the pulpit and beyond. M.Div, MA in Christian Leadership, MA in Religion, M.Div / MA in Counseling (dual degree), M.Div / MA in Conflict Transformation (dual degree), Pre- and Post-Bacc Certificates. Main address: 1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Phone: (540) 432-4257. E-mail: [email protected]

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Gammon Theological Seminary

Gammon Theological Seminary, affectionately called “The School of the Prophets,” is located in Atlanta, Georgia, and is the United Methodist constituent member of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), a consortium of six historically African American theological schools. Gammon was founded in 1883 by the Methodist Episcopal Church with assistance from the Freedman’s Aid Society. Gammon has a historic commitment to producing public theologians — men and women who are spiritually astute, intellectually keen, politically sophisticated, and culturally sensitive. The faculty and administration of Gammon/ITC create an environment where critical thinking, investigative reflection, decision-making and responsible action are fostered. Main address: 653 Beckwith ST SW, Atlanta GA 30314. Phone: (404) 581-0300. E-mail: [email protected]

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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Rooted in the United Methodist tradition, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is where people from 35 denominations journey together. We foster a culture that celebrates the unique gifts and experiences of each individual seeking to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ. Whether your journey begins online or on campus, our students are immersed in a diverse setting in the classroom and in our neighborhood. The Chicago area is our home and learning laboratory. What you learn here can take you anywhere. Main address: 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60201. E-mail: [email protected]

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Hamline University
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Hamline University

Make a difference with a values-based education from the only United Methodist institution in Minnesota—Hamline University. We set the standard for excellence with a liberal arts education rooted in civic responsibility. With more than 50 areas of study and opportunities to contribute through collaborative research and community-based service, you can pursue your passion for lifelong learning and champion positive change. Hamline can help you forge your path with passion and purpose. Main address: 1536 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104.

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Hood Theological Seminary
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Hood Theological Seminary

Hood Theological Seminary (HTS) prepares women and men for bold and creative leadership for the Christian church in a diverse world. We welcome all who desire to reflect the Kingdom of God in the cutting-edge study of scripture and theology, in relationships of equality and diversity, and in actions which embrace racial reconciliation and economic justice. HTS embodies values that define us as a community of welcome, worship, teaching and learning excellence, and discernment and practical wisdom. Hood Seminary features gifted faculty, flexible schedules, and a diverse, spirit-filled community. Join the journey at Hood! Main address: 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144. E-mail: [email protected]

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Iliff School of Theology | Denver
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Iliff School of Theology

The Iliff School of Theology is an independent graduate school related to The United Methodist Church that educates and develops leaders with courageous theological imaginations. Located in Denver, Colorado, it serves many faith traditions and is committed to social justice and inclusiveness. Courses are offered on campus, online, or in innovative hybrid formats. Iliff has been named one of the Seminaries that Change the World for three years running. The school, with an uncompromising commitment to diversity, justice, and peace, prepares students to enter courageous conversations grounded in tradition and energized with creative ideas. Main address: 2323 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, CO 80210. E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 800-678-3360, ext. 117.

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Ohio Northern University
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Ohio Northern University

With a 96 percent job and graduate school placement rate, Ohio Northern University’s success is due to excellent professors, ambitious students, and deep roots in the future. At ONU, students move toward a career long before graduation – alumni successes prove it. ONU offers top-ranked programs and opportunities outside the classroom. Established in 1871 and comprising of five colleges (Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, and Law), ONU’s campus is made up of 60+ modern residences and academic buildings providing a vibrant campus experience. Main address: 525 S. Main Street, Ada, Ohio 45810. E-mail: [email protected]

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SMU | Perkins School of Theology
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Perkins School of Theology

Follow Your Path at Perkins and Faithfully Answer Your Call Do you feel God’s call to serve? The faculty and staff of Perkins are committed to our mission of preparing women and men for faithful leadership in Christian ministry. Aspiring to be an academy for the whole church in the whole world, Perkins is a welcoming community that is the exception in an increasingly polarized world. Perkins nurtures diversity and honors the unique worth of each member, preparing students with rigorous theological study and real-world internship experience to realize the full potential of your calling to a lifetime of service. Main address: 5915 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX 75275. Phone: 1-888-843-6564. E-mail: [email protected]

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Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
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Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Founded in 1794, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary has a rich history of preparing United Methodists for ministry. Rooted in the Reformed tradition and in relationship with Christ-followers from other traditions, we form and equip people for ministries familiar and yet to unfold, communities present and yet to be gathered. The Seminary offers M.Div., M.A., and D.Min. degrees, as well as graduate certificates in church planting and revitalization, ministry, missional leadership, theological studies, and urban ministry. Financial assistance is available for full- and half-time students who qualify. Main address: 616 N. Highland Ave.; Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Phone: 1-800-451-4194. E-mail: [email protected]

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Saint Paul School of Theology
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Saint Paul School of Theology

Saint Paul School of Theology – One Mission, Two Locations! Saint Paul is revitalizing our seminary experience by offering on-campus, online and hybrid learning courses at our Kansas and Oklahoma campuses. Our graduates have followed many diverse callings around the world. We invite students to experience how “Theology Comes Alive” as we work together to encourage, support, and raise up future leaders for service in churches, communities, city streets, country roads, and the ever-changing world to come. Kansas Campus: 13720 Roe Ave., Building C, Leawood, KS 66224. Oklahoma Campus: 2501 N Blackwelder Ave., Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. E-mail: [email protected]

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Tennessee Wesleyan University
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Tennessee Wesleyan University

TWU is a Family. …a community of faculty, staff and students working together to discover their passions, find lifelong friendships, and accomplish their goals through academic programs, athletic teams, student life opportunities, and more. Come join the Bulldog family! Main address: 204 E College St; Athens, Tennessee 37303. Phone: 1-844-PICKTWU. E-mail: [email protected]

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Wesley Theological Seminary
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Wesley Theological Seminary

Seated in the nation’s capital and centered in the Christian tradition, Wesley Theological Seminary has equipped exemplary teachers, preachers and leaders to be prophetic voices in the church and the world since 1882. We are a diverse and international community– 60% of the student body is female, 50% is African-American, our graduating Class of 2020 represented 16 Christian traditions and students from 26 countries. Our centers of excellence – The Luce Center for the Arts and Religion, Lewis Center for Church Leadership and Center for Public Theology – and the Community Engagement Fellows program empower students for innovative ministry. Main address: 4500 Massachusetts Avenue NW; Washington, DC 20016. E-mail: [email protected]

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This School Showcase, powered by United Methodist Communications, is a great way to get your college, university, seminary or preparatory school in front of many prospective United Methodist students and the church leaders who recommend schools to them. Don’t see your school listed here, please contact us. Sponsored listings are available for all United Methodist University Senate approved schools as well as colleges and universities with a United Methodist campus ministry present. Additional advertising options also exist within other digital properties of United Methodist Communications. Education has always been of importance to United Methodists, get your school highlighted and may all United Methodists grow in knowledge and understanding. (615) 742-5145; [email protected]

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