Graduate Theological Union

Graduate Theological Union

Old Testament and New Testament


Office of Admissions

2400 Ridge Road

Berkeley, CA 94709

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Biblical Studies ;Th.D. - Biblical Studies, M.A. - Biblical Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Study in this area provides a strong foundation in the entire biblical corpus. In addition to the Jewish and Christian canonical, deuterocanonical, and extra-canonical scriptures, study also covers the background literature of early Israel, biblical and post-biblical Judaism, and early Christianity. The critical study of primary texts is emphasized, using a variety of analytical methods, interdisciplinary, and cross-cultural approaches. The development of skill in appropriate languages is central to the program.


Western Associate of Schools and Colleges (WASC) The Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—Theological seminary or other faith-related institution

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 0-999

Find Schools