Formation at the Seminary

Affiliation and Accreditation

The Seminary operates under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Denver. Three degrees are offered as part of its intellectual formation program.

The Seminary offers two ecclesial degrees. The Bachelor of Philosophy (BPhil) degree is offered through affiliation with the Faculty of Philosophy of the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, Italy. The Bachelor of Sacred Theology (STB) degree is offered through affiliation with the Faculty of Theology at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (the Angelicum) in Rome, Italy.

The Seminary also offers the Master of Divinity degree, which is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. The Commission contact information is:

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Telephone: 412-788-6505
Fax: 412-788-6510
Website: www.ats.edu

The Seminary seeks comments from its many constituents and interested parties regarding its programs of study and stature in the community.

Statement of Effectiveness

Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary is dedicated to the quality, integrity, and effectiveness of its academic programs. The Seminary is committed to offering a solid formation program for the preparation of young men to serve as Catholic priests in the dioceses of the mountain and great plains regions, as well as other parts of the country and world.

Over 130 men have earned the Master of Divinity Degree since 2003. Every graduate (100%) of St. John Vianney Seminary has been placed in a parish immediately after graduation.