Calvin Theological Seminary holds accredited membership in the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS). The ATS establishes the standards of theological education and maintains a list of those institutions accredited on the basis of such standards. The corporate office of the ATS is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Calvin Seminary is affiliated with several organizations related to theological education:

  • American Theological Library Association
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education
  • The International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education
  • Chicago Area Theological Library Association
  • The Scriptorium: Center for Christian Antiquities
  • Associate School of Jerusalem University College


Preparation for Reaccreditation

Calvin Theological Seminary is preparing for a comprehensive evaluation visit by the Association of Theological Schools. The ATS evaluation committee is scheduled to be on campus in March 2018. If you have any comments concerning Calvin Theological Seminary’s qualifications for continued accreditation, please send them in writing to the President or Board Chair of Calvin Theological Seminary (3233 Burton St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546) and/or to the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15275-1110).