Archbishop Vining College of Theology

Delivering spiritual academic contextual Leadership 

Every soul matters


Sales of Application Forms for these programs is presently ongoing. The Selection Conference Exam for Full Time Ordination Candidates (Anglican Candidates alone) comes up on Monday, 26th June 2023.


Having been accredited by the NUC, AVCTA offers a Diploma in Theology (Dip. Th) and Diploma in Religious Studies (Dip. RS), and B.A (Hons) degrees of the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. It has gained approval to commence the award of bachelor’s degree in theology, full-time, and summer programs.

Our Vision

To be (Archbishop vining college of theology) where every soul matters, and developing a college of international status, to deliver relevant, and effective, contextual, spiritual and academic training of clergy and laity to meet the contemporary challenges, in a friendly and healthy environment.

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general questions

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Ladies are encouraged to apply for the summer program.

ACVTA believes in the priesthood of all believers, you don’t necessarily need to nurse the intention of becoming an ordained cleric before you can attend our college. We have programs designed to take care of people who wants to deepen their theological knowledge.

Foreign students are welcome on our campus, our facilities can cater for them and more facilities are being developed to enlarge the coast and reach of our programs.

AVCTA exists for the body of Jesus Christ, we admit students across the divide of Christian denominations.

The college has facilities that can accommodate all students we admit. However, Bachelor of Arts ( University of Ibadan) Students live off campus.


About Us

A theological college of international repute, where every soul matters, and providing holistic training of the Anglican minister in a way that is relevant to the change of the 21st century.

Biblically consistent and culturally relevant without compromising the ceux of the gospel.


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Archbishop Vining College of Theology, Oke-emeso, Akure.