The Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology

Offering Master of Arts degrees both on campus in Denver and through distance education, the Augustine Institute is one of the largest Catholic master’s programs training leaders for the New Evangelization.

Augustine Institute
Augustine Institute (photo: Augustine Institute)

6160 S. Syracuse Way 

Greenwood Village, CO 80111

(303) 937-4420

Enrollment: 500

The Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology Website

The Institution:

  • President’s Oath
  •  Catholic Board
  •  Catholic Faculty *
  •  Mandatum Required *
  • Theologians’ Oath *

Campus Culture:

  • Mass and Confession* 
  •  Speakers Vetted
  • Unobjectionable Clubs *
  • No Coed Dorms (N/A) *
  • Health Services Okay (N/A) *

School’s Comments:

Institution: The Augustine Institute Graduate School was founded in 2005 in response to Pope St. John Paul II’s call for a New Evangelization. Today, the graduate school offers master’s degrees in theology, with a concentration in sacred Scripture, and pastoral theology, with a concentration in catechetics, that are rigorous, practical, contemplative and accessible. At the heart of the program is a group of dedicated Catholic educators committed to the harmony of scholarly reflection and apostolic activity. The Augustine Institute is a fully accredited member of the Association of Theological Schools ( Every regular faculty member has a mandatum to teach in the Archdiocese of Denver and makes the “Profession of Faith” and “Oath of Fidelity” to the magisterium of the Church. 

Campus Culture: Whether on campus or online, students receive a rich intellectual, spiritual and evangelical formation. On-campus students enjoy a common life of prayer, including daily Mass, confession, individual spiritual direction and spiritual conferences. On-campus students also participate in weekly theological seminars and personalized internship opportunities with Denver-area apostolates. Students in the state-of-the-art distance-education program receive a personalized experience, including one-on-one interaction with faculty and the flexibility of on-demand study. Distance students also have the option of taking weeklong intensive courses on site in Denver to meet faculty and fellow students.