Why Choose the ACU GST?

ACU’s Graduate School of Theology is an ATS accredited graduate school located in Abilene, TX that offers specialized programs to train its students for the challenges of the 21st century. Its mission is to equip men and women for effective missional leadership and to provide strong academic foundations for theological inquiry.

The GST is a strong choice for your graduate theological education for a variety of reasons:

1. Excellent faculty
All of the GST faculty are educated at world-renowned universities, remain active in academia and church life, and are passionate about teaching. Across the board, GST Faculty remain respected in their fields of study and are able to connect their research with the pastoral impulse of forming their students and serving the church.

2. Generous Scholarships
The GST has a long history of providing generous scholarships and tuition reduction for graduate students. We understand that educational cost for students who desire to pursue theological education is an important issue. Accordingly, the GST provides generous scholarships that make quality theological training affordable.

3. Resident Learning Community
Regardless of your interests - from theology, biblical prophecy, preaching, urban ministry, or foreign missions to cooking, organic gardening, or baseball - there are students in the GST who share your passions. The resident learning community at the GST is a friendly and open environment that provides opportunities to form strong friendships and a support network that will last a lifetime.

4. Spiritual Formation
In addition to being some of the most respected and credentialed faculty in the world, all of the professors in the GST care deeply for the spiritual formation and well-being of their students. Pastoral care for students occurs formally through Mentoring Groups and in countless informal conversations or meetings.

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