DTS was founded as Evangelical Theological College in 1924 by Lewis Sperry Chafer, who taught the first class of 13 students, and William Henry Griffith Thomas, who was to have been the school's first theology professor but died before the first classes began.
DALLAS CAMPUS SERVICES
DTS-DC students have full access to the Seminary’s library collections, including: Access to electronic resources and databases Borrowing privileges for hard-copy materials (generally scanned and emailed to you) Tech support Reference assistance Recommendations for theological libraries in the DC area, as well as reimbursement of fees paid to use approved libraries
Health insurance is required for all Seminary students. DTS has chosen Academic HealthPlans to provide student insurance.
STUDENT COUNCIL AND STUDENT GROUPS
DTS was first accredited in 1944 by the Board of Regents, State Education Department of the University of the State of New York of Albany.