Mount Angel Abbey - Seminary


Mount Angel Seminary
Established 1889
Type Private
Students ~200
Location St. Benedict, Oregon, United States
Campus Rural
Affiliations Roman Catholic

Mount Angel Seminary, which was originally part of the now defunct Mount Angel College, serves numerous western dioceses and currently has approximately 200 students. The make up of the seminary population is 40% Anglo-American and 60% minorities, primarily Hispanic, Vietnamese, and Filipino. The Seminary's main church has a tower that contains the largest free-swinging bells on the west coast.

The Seminary has two programs, for undergraduate studies and for graduate studies. The undergraduate program is devoted towards a bachelor's degree in Philosophy. However, students can opt to 'double major' in two other fields, Religious Studies or Literature. Many of the students from the undergraduate degree program continue on to study in Rome, San Francisco, Chicago, Leuven, and Washington D.C.

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