United’s dynamic community and authentic spirituality stem from a rich mix of backgrounds with respect to culture, age, race, religious and ethnic backgrounds, physical abilities, sexual orientation and spiritual practice. Your presence contributes to the vitality and insight of the learning community.
The Case for Diversity
Statistics show that students arriving with a particular faith inclination leave United with a firmer understanding of their beliefs as a result of learning among diverse thoughts and cultures. What’s more, graduates are fluent in a variety of traditions and beliefs, and equipped to lead in a pluralistic society.
Being Part of Social Transformation
From the classroom to sanctuary to the street, United advances practical skills and knowledge to help build the beloved community, reflected in our degree concentrations.
United is committed to the development of greater global awareness among its students and faculty. The seminary’s Intercultural and Interfaith Initiatives program informs our daily community life, academics and Community Programming offerings. And the Kaleo Center for Faith, Justice and Social Transformation provides academic methodology and practical experience for individuals to effect social transformation in their communities.