Palmer Seminary

Palmer Theological Seminary is accredited by The Association of Theological Schools as a member in good standing. Palmer is also approved by the United Methodist Church for the training of United Methodist ministerial candidates and is a member of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. The seminary is also approved for attendance of non-immigrant students under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University is hosting a comprehensive evaluation visit for reaffirmation of accreditation by the ATS Commission on Accrediting on October 23-25, 2023. The purpose of this visit is to verify that the school meets all applicable Commission Standards of Accreditation. Comments regarding how well the school meets those standards and/or generally demonstrates educational quality may be sent to at least two weeks before the visit. Comments may also or instead be sent in writing to Palmer Seminary of Eastern University, Dean's Office, 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA 19087. All comments will be shared with the onsite evaluation committee.

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Palmer is committed to the policy of providing equal educational opportunities to all qualified students regardless of their economic or social status, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin.

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