Founded in 1962, the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, is now home to the largest theological faculty in the US. Its diversity of academic programs and location in one of California's most charismatic cities has benefited the school's nearly 1,300 students with a high quality education and high quality of life on "Holy Hill." As a result, Berkeley apartments near the Graduate Theological Union are popular homes for students year-round.
The Graduate Theological Union consists of nine independent theological schools in the area, as well as the Graduate Theological Union Library, which is among the most extensive of its type in the world. Its faculty is comprised of members of many different religious traditions - Protestant, Catholic, Unitarian Universalist, Greek Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist - which informs its diversity of course offerings. The most popular programs undertaken at GTU include the arts, cultural and historical studies, spirituality, interdisciplinary studies, philosophy, and scores of traditional theological topics. Those with apartments near Graduate Theological Union span a wide range of demographics, as the school offers M.A., M.Th, M.Div degrees and Ph.D and Th.D programs in consortium with the University of California, Berkeley.
Apartments in Berkeley are an ideal match for students, as many resources and events in the town can supplement their education, and provide a little levity. Specifically, Berkeley hosts the Jewish Music Festival each March and the Arts Festival every April and May as well as several frivolous events like the Juggling and Unicycling festival and the How Berkeley Can You Be parade.
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