University of Dubuque


The purpose of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, an ecumenical seminary of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is to serve the one God - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - and advance the ministry and mission of the church of Jesus Christ by:

  • preparing women and men for faithful, compassionate, and effective pastoral and lay ministry in congregations, with special attention to rural and Native American constituencies,
  • research and publication in the theological disciplines,
  • active participation in the life of the church.

University of Dubuque

The University of Dubuque is a small, private university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary programs. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, the nation, and the world.

As a community, the University practices its Christian faith by educating students and pursuing excellence in scholarship. Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:

  • the Presbyterian tradition,
  • excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation,
  • relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development,
  • community where diversity is appreciated and Christian love is practiced,
  • stewardship of all God's human and natural resources,
  • zeal for life-long learning and service.