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

February 14, 2020

With Historic Gift, Yale Divinity School Plans Sustainable Housing

George and Carol Bauer are contributing $15 million to support the Divinity School’s sustainable Living Village.
Bishop Jane Allen Middleton ’78 MDiv and Jack D. Middleton

September 1, 2018

Opening Doors to Transformative Experiences

Jane Allen Middleton ’78 MDiv says Yale Divinity School opened her heart, mind, and eyes. She gives back by supporting students.
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