Seminary Fast Facts

Saint Francis de Sales Seminary at a glance


  • There are 40 seminarians enrolled at the Seminary in the 2014-15 school year.
  • The Seminary was founded in 1845 and opened its present campus in 1856.
  • Over 4,000 graduates have gone on to serve the worldwide Church.
  • Saint Francis de Sales accepts college students and college graduates..
  • Seminarians at Saint Francis de Sales are from the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, the Diocese of Green Bay, the Diocese of La Crosse and from other countries around the world.
  • Graduates earn a Master of Divinity degree.
  • The Seminary is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.
  • The Seminary is also accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • Our beautifu campus is located in St. Francis, Wisconsin, in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, among 70 acres of woods along the shores of Lake Michigan
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