Divinity School students walking on campus

Divinity School

Timeless Wisdom, Cherished Values

Yale Divinity School fulfills the university’s historic mission of training leaders for the church and world. Since 1701, students have attended Yale for an outstanding theological education. Today, they come from across the globe to study in Yale Divinity School’s thriving ecumenical environment. From the rigorous examination of ancient texts to contemporary explorations of ministry and justice, YDS faculty and students engage in profound work that connects humanity with its timeless wisdom and most cherished values.

Inspiring Minds, Supporting Leaders

Your gifts to Yale Divinity School ensure the world’s rising generation of leaders receive an exemplary theological education in a flourishing community of faith and intellect. Gifts to financial aid enable our diverse students to follow their callings without taking on significant debt. Further addressing student need, our Living Village project will provide affordable living space, fostering community and belonging while creating a visionary, “sustainable-building” residential complex that makes a profound theological and ecological statement.

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Aerial view of Yale Divinity School

May 12, 2022

Divinity School Honors George and Carol Bauer

A recent celebration in New York city honored George and Carol Bauer for their support of Yale Divinity School and the Living Village—a sustainable residential complex.
The steeple of Yale's Marquand Chapel

February 11, 2022

Leaders for Social Justice

Jean Wood ’64 MAR and her son Chris Wood ’90 have pledged to create ten annual scholarships for Yale Divinity School (YDS) students pursuing social justice. Their gift stems from a strong family commitment to social justice and Christian education.
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle

January 14, 2022

Yale Divinity School to Provide Full Tuition for Aided Students

Thanks to generous donor support and the endowment’s strong performance, Yale Divinity School will cover the full tuition cost for any student with demonstrated need.
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