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Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary of Fresno Pacific University

1717 S. Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702
p: 800-251-6227
f: 559-453-2355
Member Status: 
Accredited
Denomination: 
Mennonite Brethren Church in North America
Member School Representatives:
Dean of the Biblical Seminary & Vice President:
Valerie Rempel
559-453-2319
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Barbara Mutch
Fall 2018 Data:
Enrollment: 
170 (119.4 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
9
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
2
Total Faculty FTE: 
11
Approved Degrees: 
MA (Old Testament, New Testament, Theology), MA in Christian Ministry, MA in Community Leadership and Transformation, MA in Intercultural Studies (discontinued), MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, MA in Ministry, Leadership and Culture, MDiv
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1977
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2018-fall
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2028-fall
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2019-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2019-11 (Policies and Practices), 2020-04 (Governance), 2020-11 (Planning and Evaluation)
Accreditation Notes: 
In February 2016, the Board of Commissioners approved an exception to residency requirements, thereby allowing the school to offer the MA in Ministry, Leadership and Culture completely online.