The Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology

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

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6160 S. Syracuse Way
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

(303) 937-4420

Enrollment: 450

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 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 and leadership that are 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 and individual spiritual direction. On-campus students also receive 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.

The Collegium

The Collegium is an independent institution of higher learning that pledges full fidelity to the unchanging Magisterium of the Catholic Church. Faculty and staff are practicing Catholics who are fully supportive of the Collegium’s mission and have signed the Oath Against Modernism.

Holy Spirit College

Holy Spirit seeks to educate and to form students who, as leaders in professional and civic life, will live by the highest intellectual and ethical standards. In service of this goal, Holy Spirit endeavors to create an environment in which integrated learning is a shared responsibility. Shared responsibility for the life and governance of the College should lead all its members to make the best of their own talents, to work together, to be sensitive to one another, to serve others, and to seek justice within and beyond the Holy Spirit community.