Mormon Studies at UVA
The University of Virginia’s Mormon Studies program began in 2013 with the establishment of the Richard Lyman Bushman Endowed Professorship in Mormon Studies. It is dedicated to promoting the academic study and understanding of Mormonism through teaching and research. Each year approximately 100 students from across the university enroll in courses and lectures about the origins and development of Mormonism, its beliefs and practices, as well as its history and cultural significance.
The University of Virginia is a mid-sized public university in central Virginia, known for its founding by Thomas Jefferson and its strong emphasis on the liberal arts and sciences. Since U.S. News began its rankings, UVA has never placed less than second in the listing of public universities. In the 20-year history of the combined ranking of private and public schools, it consistently ranks in the top 10 percent of all 262 national universities. We welcome you to apply.