United Lutheran Seminary is the newest graduate and professional school in theological education with the deepest roots.
A seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), United Lutheran Seminary is a single school with two campuses, consolidating two historic, Pennsylvania seminaries from Gettysburg and Philadelphia.
It opened officially July 1, 2017 in the 500th anniversary year of the Reformation, with its first classes in the fall.
Located within two hours of Baltimore and Washington D.C., the Gettysburg campus of United Lutheran Seminary is situated in the heart of one of our country’s most charming and historically important towns.Learn More
Located in the historic Mt. Airy neighborhood, students love not only the picturesque campus, but also the wide-variety of opportunities that are available right in the neighborhood. You can also get right into the heart of Philadelphia and beyond using one of the two train stations or public transportation that are blocks from campus.Learn More
1 seminary on 2 campuses
denominations among student body
Financial support to be distributed to students this year
191 + 153
Years of experience educating graduate and professional students
Degrees: MDiv, MA, MAML, STM, MAPL, DMin, PhD
Graduates of Gettysburg and Philadelphia Seminaries
Formats for Learning: Residential, Commuting, Distributed learning, Online, Hybrid, Intensive, Certificate
Vice-Chairperson: Cheryl Williams, Baltimore, MD
Treasurer: Paul Wangerin, Moorefield, WV
Peter Boehringer, Manchester, NH
Claire Burkat, Philadelphia, PA
Nancy Deming, Philadelphia, PA
James Dunlop, Mechanicsburg, PA
Kris Hansen-Kieffer, Dillsburg, PA
James Lakso, Huntingdon, PA
Chris Mondics, Philadelphia, PA
Julia Fraser, Greenville, PA
Fred Risser, Canandaigua, NY
Tommie Robinson, Jr., Washington, D.C.
David Russell, Allentown, PA
Paul Wangerin, Moorefield, WV
Cheryl Williams, Baltimore, MD
United Lutheran Seminary is a consolidation of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. The consolidated school is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.Learn More