Why Study With Us

There are several appealing reasons for you to study with us at ECWA Theological Seminary Igbaja. Some of these reasons include the following:

Learning Environment and Culture

ETSI has created a unique environment and culture – a distinction that distinguishes it from other Theological Seminaries. Studying at ETSI is a personal and friendly experience, where the focus is on individual support, spiritual growth and encouraging community life. We are passionate about bringing back straying sheep into the fold through disciplinary actions with the love of Christ.

Academic Accreditation

ETSI occupies an integral niche within the theological education in Africa with rich background of aggregate experience of the faculty and staff.

  • ETSI is approved by ACTEA
  • ETSI is accredited by National Universities Commission (NUC)

We are proud that our graduates consistently rate their course experience as part of the Africa continent’s best. Our size ensures that we can deliver academic excellence at undergraduate and postgraduate levels – with professional, real-world relevance being our highest priority.

Affordable Study

Pay as you study! At ETSI, fees are charged by credit hours offered, this plan makes studying at ETSI absolutely affordable and accessible for all eligible students. There is also, work scholarship plan for students.

Hands-On Experience

Classroom learning is always enhanced in real world, real time experiences. ETSI has developed strong relationship with erudite scholars across the world that regularly come to deliver papers, lead seminars and workshops so that students are exposed to the major issues and ideas currently impacting their area of study within global space situation. Networking with these theological scholars also assists students to develop opportunities for their future.

ETSI offers practicum placements, internships and various other practical experiences in order for students to learn from real world experience in the ministry.

Flexible Study Options

Our courses have been developed to allow our students flexible study options. We recognize that study is just one aspect of a student’s life – there is employment to maintain, businesses to run, families to consider and personal commitments to juggle. We offered full-time, part-time (summer) and contact academic sessions; all of which help students to integrate their work, study and life in a personalized way that provides a balance suitable to them.

Committed Faculty

Most of the faculty members have extensive proficient experience in their chosen field of study. They have a common vision to deliver more than just teaching excellence. Combine this with smaller classes, one-on- one mentoring and individualized study.

Enjoyable Campus Life

Our campus sits in a peaceful serene and scenic setting of Savannah grassland of Kwara, North Central Nigeria– easily accessible from the state capital. Hostels are provided for both single and married students.

Provisions for Spiritual Life

Seminary Chapel programs range from daily worship, Sunday service and bible study meetings. Students are scheduled to minister and share their field experience for better and in-house practice of the ministry. Our Children and Teenager Churches are well supervised just in case you have children and wards. Women Bible School is also available for married students’ spouses who wish to stay with their husband in the course of study in ETSI.

Interactive Student Life

Our campus location, size (landmass to student’s population) and smaller student body makes getting to know other students and staff so much easier – ensuring you don’t feel alone for very long! Attending ETSI is not just about attending lectures as we do have students from various part of Nigeria and some other African countries; we also provide enabling environment to enhance your experience and help you to achieve your study goals. It is a big family affair.

Excellent Facilities

The school has well equipped library, top notched hostel facilities and WI-FI internet facilities around the campus for easy learning. In addition, the school main power generating set provides energy during public power outage. Portable water is provided in all hostels and lecture rooms areas. There is also adequate security system in place to safeguard life and properties and excellent sporting facilities.

Peer Group Support

Starting school can be a bit daunting; the good news is ETSI has a peer support program through its Student body just for you. It is run by students for students aimed at helping you settle into life at ETSI