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Princeton Theological Seminary

Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Princeton is an academic, research, business, and residential community located midway between New York and Philadelphia. Residents and students have access to libraries, museums, churches, theaters, concerts, athletic events and public lectures in the immediate vicinity.

Master's Programmes

Humanities (2)
Education & Training (1)



Princeton Theological Seminary was established in 1812, the first Seminary founded by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. The establishment of The Theological Seminary at Princeton marked a turning point in American theological education.


Field education connects the classroom and the church, integrating academic learning with the practice of ministry. In supervised ministry settings in churches, hospitals, and social service agencies in rural, urban, suburban, and international settings, students practice acts of ministry and reflect on those actions. 


  • The Center for Black Church Studies exists to highlight the theological and religious witness, which arises out of the African American and African Diaspora Christian experience. The
  • The purpose of the Center for Church Planting and Revitalization (CCPR) is to shape a new generation of leaders who dare to reimagine the mission and practices of the church in a society experiencing great change. 
  • The purpose of the Center for the Study of Scottish Philosophy (CSSP) is to promote and encourage the highest levels of research and study of Scottish philosophy. 

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Housing services

A variety of housing options are offered, including on-campus apartments and dorms. Most students live in campus housing, which is about half the cost of local non-Seminary housing.

Library services

The Princeton Theological Seminary Library collection offers substantial resources for theological study and research at all levels

Student Life

Campus life

 Residential campus is a place where faith and learning intersect in worship, study, work, and play. Students pray together, enjoy meals together, and minister to each other and to the community. 

Student clubs

  • Asian Association at Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Association of Black Seminarians
  • Association of Latin@ and Hispanic American Students

Princeton, New Jersey, United States