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Prospective Students

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” –Abigail Adams

God needs you to be yourself so that we may all work for the liberation of God’s people.

At Berkeley School of Theology, it is our hope that your sense of calling is rooted deeply in who you are, your passions, skills, and your ties to the community. We invite you to join our diverse community of leaders in the journey of living fully in God’s call.

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(510) 841-1905 ext. 248

The Director of Admissions evaluates applications as they are completed. Housing and financial aid are allocated to newly admitted students in order of receipt and confirmation of intent to enroll.

It is the policy of the Berkeley School of Theology not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, creed, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws in its educational programs, student activities, employment or admission policies, in the administration of its grant and loan programs, or in any other school administered programs. This policy complies with requirements of the Internal Revenue Service Procedure 321-1, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments as amended.

While BST has a formal relationship with the American Baptist Churches USA, the seminary encourages applicants from other Christian denominations and traditions.