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Seminary Admissions

Transformation starts here.

For more than 150 years, Bethel Seminary has been a Christ-guided community of students, faculty, and staff—all working to grow into better leaders, learners, and followers of Jesus. Take a look around to learn more about who you could become at Bethel.

Residential St. Paul Programs

Online Programs

Transferring credits?

Many adult learners earn college-level credits outside of an academic institution. Our seminary transfer credit policy provides opportunities to complete your education goals sooner and more efficiently. Our enrollment counselors will work with you to uncover the value of all of your life's learning experiences.


Ready to apply?

We're excited that you're thinking about applying for one of our seminary programs. Our free 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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Why Bethel Seminary?

Bethel Seminary is among the 20 largest accredited seminaries in the United States. Over 700 seminary students are enrolled in our online and face-to-face programs. 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.