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The Virginia Seminary Catalog is published annually by the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia (the Virginia Theological Seminary, also known as VTS), which is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). To download the most recent catalog, click the button to the right. 

Please direct any questions regarding the admissions process or requirements to the Admissions Office: admissions@vts.edu.

Effectiveness Statement

Virginia Theological Seminary Institutional Effectiveness Statement
Master’s Level Programs

According to the ATS Exit surveys, students have consistently reported that they were Satisfied or Very Satisfied with the way the education they had received at Virginia Theological Seminary has enhanced the skills necessary for their future occupations. Some of these areas included the “ability to preach well”, the “ability to use and interpret Scripture” and the “ability to think theologically”.
Doctoral Programs
Students in our Doctor of Ministry program are expected to complete all coursework and the doctoral project thesis within 5 years of enrollment.  However, due to the exigencies of ministry, leadership and life of these active professionals, extensions can be offered for up to 3 additional years, thus extending the range as far as 8 years.  
Below are calculated completion rates as of August 2015 for students who began the doctoral program in the academic years 2006-07 through 2009-10.

Entering Year # of Entering Students % of those entering students who completed coursework % of those entering students who completed thesis % of those entering students who are continuing in program (expected to graduate)
2006 17 82% 70% 0%
2007 8 88% 88% 0%
2008 24 83% 70% 9%
2009 7 86% 71% 14%

This seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national or ethnic origin.

Contact Us

Admissions Office
E-mail: admissions@vts.edu
Phone: 703-461-1706
Fax: 703-370-0138

Mailing address:
Admissions Office
Virginia Theological Seminary
3737 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304

Seminary Switchboard:
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