Welcome to the University of Chicago Divinity School, a space and a community dedicated to some of the most important, most exhilarating, and most humbling questions of humanity.
Leadership & Administration
JAMES T. ROBINSON
Dean; Caroline E. Haskell Professor of the History of Judaism, Islamic Studies, and History of ReligionsREAD MORE
Executive Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of ReligionREAD MORE
Our home, Swift Hall, is at the heart of a beautiful, green campus in a world-class city.
A gorgeous space for performance, ceremonial and worship events, including Tuesday's noon "Open Space" reflection.
An exceptional residential scholarship program cultivating the arts of ministry and scholarship.
The Divinity School's student-run coffeeshop, famous for its excellent baristas and religion-themed wall art.
HISTORY & MISSION
The Divinity School is dedicated to the critical study of religion as a category and the religions of the world, their history, beliefs, and practices. We advance the study of religion with the conviction that doing so not only enriches various publics but is of critical importance to our understanding of human societies both past and present. Recognized as one of the world’s leading institutions in the academic study of religion, the Divinity School brings together – and indeed has pioneered – multiple perspectives on and varied theoretical approaches to religion.
The University of Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Divinity School is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: AMRS, MDiv, MA, PhD.