Washington Theological Union

Overview of Washington Theological Union

Students attend Washington Theological Union in Washington, DC, a large city. The school is proud of its Roman Catholic status. Washington Theological Union is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Washington Theological Union is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Washington Theological Union Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.


Washington Theological Union maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 240 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Washington Theological Union are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Washington Theological Union is a Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry. Challenged and inspired by the charisms of its religious communities, the Union educates candidates for ordination, religious and lay men and women of diverse backgrounds for collaborative ministry in the Church and service to the World."

More complete details are provided below.

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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