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Why Choose Payne?

Excellence

The embodiment of, and passion for, high standards, & achievement

SERVANT LEADERSHIP

Service to others with care, humility, and strength of character

SPIRITUAL FORMATION

Growth, transformation, and the realization of divine human potential

TOLERANCE

Inclusive and accepting with love, justice, forgiveness

 
Payne Theological Seminary has been a true blessing to me, and I am grateful for the opportunity to share and educate my congregation.

Malcolm O. Simpson

M.Div. Student,
South Carolina Zion Hill A.M.E. Church

A SOLID Foundation for the future

1894

Incorporated in

1 of 6

Black Seminaries in the U.S

Oldest

Black Seminary in the U.S.

Accredited

by ATS

80%

of courses are

Online

Africentric

Focused Curriculum

 
I decided to attend Payne Theological Seminary because I want to be educated by the top professors in The Word of God, African American History, and meet other individuals with similar interests.

Aisha Tate

M.Div. Student,
South Carolina Payne A.M.E. Church

PAYNE EVENTS

september, 2016

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6sep1:00 am- 1:00 amResidential Session Begins

17sepAll DayConstitution Day

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