Institutional Information

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York was founded in 1836 and incorporated in 1839 under a charter granted by the Legislature of the State of New York. Its programs are registered by the New York State Education Department.

Union Theological Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools. The following degree programs are approved: MDiv, MA, STM, PhD. In addition, Union is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

To view Union Theological Seminary’s Title IX Policy (Revised Aug. 2020), click here*.

To view Union Theological Seminary’s Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy, click here.

*Revised August 2020


State Authorization

Financial Aid

For information regarding tuition costs, financial aid eligibility, types of loans, and withdrawals, please consult the Financial Aid page.

Annual Security
& Fire Safety Reports

Institutions of higher education are required by federal law to publicly disclose campus crime and fire statistics. Your personal safety and the security of the campus community are of vital concern to Union Theological Seminary. The annual security report is available below. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Union, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the previous year’s fire statistics of incidents in dormitories. This site also contains links to information regarding the local law enforcement department (26th precinct), and more on Union’s policies concerning campus security and the reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus is forthcoming.

Related Link:

  1. 2022 Residential Hall Fire Report
  2. 2022 Crime and Safety Report
  3. 2021 Residential Hall Fire Report
  4. 2021 Crime and Safety Report
  5. 2021 Crime and Safety Report (revised)
  6. 2020 Residential Hall Fires Report
  7. 2020 Crime Statistics Report
  8. 2019 Crime and Fire Safety Report (revised)
  9. 2019 Crime and Fire Safety Report
  10. 2019 Residential Hall Fire Report
  11. 2019 Crime Statistics
  12. 2018 Crime and Fire Safety Report
  13. 2018 Residential Hall Fire Report

Student's Right to Know (Consumer Information)

Privacy Policy

Federal Transparency in Coverage Rule

Effective July 1, 2022, the Transparency in Coverage Rule went into effect.  Health plan price transparency helps consumers know the cost of a covered item or service prior to receiving care.  Below is a link for access to the UHC medical plans.  The link connects you to the Machine Readable File (MRF) that are in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Ruling.  The MRFs will be posted monthly on and updated again in 2023 and 2024.  This location is publicly available and accessible to all, and no authentication is required.  The MRF’s will not reflect the UTS name as pricing is based on the plan/network.