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About Us


A renowned faculty guides you through rigorous academics. A supportive community nurtures your life, your faith, and your goals. At Boston University School of Theology (STH), pursue your ministry and public leadership as you become a leader ready to respond to the challenges of today's global religious landscape. Transform yourself. Then change the world.

Community Principles

Read about the principles we believe should govern our collective work together as a professional graduate institution.

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Our Mission

Our work revolves around love and faith, supported by a common set of principles.

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A Legacy of Good

Since 1839, Boston University School of Theology has been preparing leaders to do good.

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Our Global Network

of Alumni

Join William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor Dana Robert as she recounts stories of the global human network of our alumni/ae. Dr. Robert reviews only a handful of our alumni/ae and their work with the aim of recording stories for A People's History of the School of Theology, one of the digital projects of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission.

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Make history.

Changing the world is a cliché only to those who don't. If you want to make a difference, make STH your next move. Since 1839, we've prepared leaders to do good. Of course, every calling is unique, so click below to discern the right path for you. Then join our many distinguished alumni who have shaped history, whether around the block or around the globe.

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STH By the Numbers

Check our up-to-date faculty and student body demographics here.

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Diversity at STH

STH affirms BU’s efforts to increase and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion as part of our daily lives.

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Apply to STH

Determine which program is right for you, then apply.

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