Pacific School of Religion is a multi-denominational seminary and center for social justice with strong ties to the United Church of Christ; the United Methodist Church, approved by the United Methodist University Senate; and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), in partnership with the Disciples Seminary Foundation. Our student body comes from a wide range of traditions and communities of conviction.
127 full- and part-time students
Student to full-time faculty ratio
Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Arts (with the Graduate Theological Union), joint Master of Divinity/Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Social Transformation
Certificate of Advanced Professional Studies, Certificate of Sexuality and Religion, Certificate of Special Studies, Certificate of Swedenborgian Theology, Certificate of Theological Studies, Certificate of Spirituality and Social Change
PSR centers and affiliated programs
Bade Museum of Archaeology, Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion, Disciples Seminary Foundation, Ignite Institute
Pacific School of Religion is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved:
PSR is approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program by ATS
The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Educational Effectiveness Statement
Typically, about 70% (completion rate) of students admitted to the Pacific School of Religion complete their degree programs of study. Pacific School of Religion has at least an 80% retention (or persistence) rate of active students who return to PSR from year to year. We also have capstone courses or measurements built into all of our degree program that students must submit for assessment purposes.