Western Seminary

Also known as Western Seminary-San Jose

5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR

Western Seminary is a Nondenominational Christian affiliated school located in Portland, Oregon, which maintains a seminary for individuals seeking to become priests. The school had an enrollment of 700 students in 2010-2011. Western Seminary-San Jose offers several programs for students to choose from. The more popular programs among students are listed below:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Ministry
  • Theology
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies
  • Missions, Missionary Studies and Missiology

The admissions process would include the submission of an application, student records and any test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff.

Western Seminary also offers services for students including job placement options, career counseling for students in need of help, and flexible scheduling for those with irregular schedules.

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools has accredited the education provided by Western Seminary for over fourteen consecutive years. To read more and get consumer disclosures, you can visit

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

Get more information about the programs offered by Western Seminary by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range for graduate students is around $13,000-$16,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $550 to $660 per credit hour

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Contact Information

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