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Seminary Admissions

Preparing ministry leaders to serve the needs of our complex world.

For over 140 years, Bethel Seminary has been a Spirit-empowered community of students, faculty, and staff—all working to become better followers of Christ. Take a look around to learn more about who we are and what we offer.

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We're excited that you're thinking about applying for one of our seminary programs. Our online application makes it easy to start. If you have any questions along the way, contact our admissions team. We’re here to help.

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Degree Programs

Why Bethel Seminary?

Bethel Seminary is among the 15 largest accredited seminaries in the United States. Nearly 1,400 seminary students are enrolled through our campuses in St. Paul and San Diego.

Our programs are:

Grounded in biblical truth. You’ll gain a solid biblical and theological foundation to shape a godly perspective on all of life.

Focused on leadership. The world needs strong, humble, passionate leaders, so you’ll develop the perspectives and skills of servant leadership.

Designed for spiritual integrity. Spiritual leaders must lead out of spiritual and emotional strength, so you’ll be invited and challenged to grow personally, relationally, and spiritually.

Seminary Features

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Blog: Seminary Admissions

Students and staff share their Bethel Seminary experience.

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Blog: Theology Matters

Seminary Dean David Clark reflects on the role of theology in the world today.

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