Patten University

Name: Patten University
Location: Oakland, California
Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational – Church of God Affiliate
Enrollment: 651
Senior College Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Concerning GLBT Equality:

The Patten University application for addmission states:

Members of the Patten community are expected to exercise discernment and avoid all activities that tend to be morally degrading. Patten College expects tangible evidence of maturing Christian convictions and discerning judgment from its students. In this light, Patten asks to all students to support the spiritual and social character of the campus and the expressed behavioral standards listed below during enrollment:

  • Maintain biblical standards of sexual conduct, including abstinence from sexual relations outside of marriage and abstinence from homosexual activity.

The Patten University application for addmission can be viewed as a PDF here.