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A seminary of and for the community

Welcome to Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School! Discover your path in ministry TODAY. At CRCDS you will cultivate self-awareness, discern your vocation, and develop the necessary skills and tools you need to pursue your calling.

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Quality, Affordability, Accessibility

We are committed to offering a quality, affordable, and accessible seminary education experience for ALL. CRCDS seeks to grow a community of learners that celebrates diverse religious, racial, ethnic, cultural, gender, and sexual identities. We invite you to come alongside and journey with us as we become a seminary of and for the community.

Your CRCDS Education Is…

  • Personal


    5:1 Student/Faculty Ratio
  • Affordable


    Any student enrolled in a graduate certificate or a degree program can participate in the $300 monthly tuition plan.
  • Actionable


    A legacy of social justice
  • Global


    Students represent over 20 denominations. Students & Faculty represent 7 countries and 4 continents

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School Core Values

  • Community

    Sharing responsibility for each other’s well-being.

  • Collaboration

    Combining varied perspectives to achieve the best outcomes possible.

  • Compassion

    Feeling empathy, care, or concern for others.

  • Flexibility

    Responding to change with grace and perseverance.

  • Respect

    Recognizing beliefs, practices, or innate differences of others.

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CRCDS Board of Trustees Approve Five Faculty Chair/Professorships

At the May 23 Board of Trustees meeting, upon the recommendation from CRCDS President Rev. Angela D.
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President Sims Charge to the Class of 2023

On Tuesday, May 22, 2023, President Angela D. Sims provided a charge to the members of the Class of
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Passing of Mr. Jerry W. Ligon, Life Trustee

We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of Mr. Jerry W. Ligon. A longtime friend and
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