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Western Reformed Seminary (external link)

School Name and Address

Contact for more information

Western Reformed Seminary
9152 Gravelly Lake Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Main telephone 253.272.0417
Website http://www.wrs.edu (external link)
Request more information http://www.wrs.edu/contact/ (external link)

General Information

General information

Public or private Private
Type of school 4-year college
Denomination Presbyterian
Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's
School accreditation Accredited by the Association of Reformed Theological Seminaries and approved by the General Synod and Northwest Presbytery of the Bible Presbyterian Church. This school is also granted religious exemption from degree authorization by the Washington State Student Achievement Council.

School setting

Setting Urban (in a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Seattle
Population of city the school is in 199,637
Public transportation to campus Tacoma/Pierce County Transit
County Pierce

Student Body


Total enrollment 25

Costs (external link)

Annual costs for full-time undergraduate students
(Costs are for the 2017-2018 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 30-semester hours per year.)

In-state tuition $6,080
Out-of-state tuition $6,080
Cost information website http://www.wrs.edu/student-info/student-expenses/ (external link)

Tuition refund policy

Prorated based on date of withdrawal.

Tuition payment plans available

Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term)
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years)
The payment plan requires a $100 minimum down payment. Tuition anti-inflation is for full-time students only.

Admissions (external link)

Contact for more information

Christopher Lensch
Admissions office website http://wrs.edu/student-info/ (external link)
Electronic application website http://wrs.edu/student-info/apply-or-register/ (external link)

Application requirements

Online application available http://wrs.edu/student-info/apply-or-register/ (external link)
Application fee $30
Submit these items:
Letters of recommendation 2, required for all students

Academics (external link) (PDF file)

Degrees offered


School catalog

School catalog website http://wrs.edu/Materials_for_Web_Site/Text%20materials/WRS_Catalog.pdf (external link) (PDF file)
Academic index website http://wrs.edu/academics/ (external link)

Attendance options

On-line/distance learning

Graduate Study

Costs for full-time graduate students
(Costs are for the 2017-2018 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 30 credits per year.)

In-state tuition* $6,080
Out-of-state tuition* $6,080
* Tuition may vary by program

Graduate admissions

Application fee $30

Educational programs (external link)

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