West Africa Theological Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria

[Accredited by the Association of Christian Theological Education in Africa, ACTEA]

Who We Are

Who We Are. We live, study, worship, and serve as a community of learners in Ipaja, Lagos, Nigeria. We have a small extension programs in Owerri in the East. Our community consists of approximately 750 men and women who passionately embrace the Great Commission and the Great Commandment. We take our calling to be salt and light as a serious and personal call to make a difference in Nigeria, West Africa, and the world. We intend to be "world changers" by God's grace.


We offer this web-presence for our friends and interested people to get better acquainted with us. Check these sections:

  • Read about our Academic Programmes under the "Academics" menu tab.
  • If interested in becoming a student, you will need to explore the "Admissions" tab.
  • The "News" tab positions you to learn about events, announcements, opportunities, and achievements within the WATS community.
  • If you are a current student, the "Community" tab contains student life information that you will find helpful.
  • Explore the other tabs to get better acquainted. You're Welcome!

You're Welcome! Words you will hear over and over and over again and again when you visit West Africa Theological Seminary. Indeed, you are welcome. Please take some time to get acquainted with us.

WATS - West Africa Theological Seminary
| 36, Olukunle Akinola Street (off Ipaja Road) | P.M.B. 003 | Ipaja | Lagos | Nigeria

Telephone (from inside Nigeria): 01-342-9164; 01-342-9154
Telephone (from outside Nigeria): +234-1-342-9164; +234-1-342-9154
United States Office: 864-644-8884