Tayseer Seminary is a unique educational institution in the landscape of American Islam. Combining the spiritual depth and intellectual rigor of the Islamic tradition with a critical ethos that insists on contemporary relevance, Tayseer aims to educate a new generation of Muslim leaders who will lead our communities into the future.
Our graduates come from all walks of life and fields of study and they go on to contribute to their communities in countless ways. They include life-long students of knowledge, lawyers, doctors, engineers, entrepreneurs, teachers and community activists. We believe that a new generation of diverse, well-informed and spiritually grounded believers will carry our communities into the future.
Knoxville is the third largest city in the state of Tennessee. The city’s diverse Muslim community includes a downtown masjid next to the University of Tennessee campus, several satellite musallas, halal markets and restaurants, and an excellent full-time Islamic school. Nestled in the foothills of East Tennessee, Knoxville has a vibrant downtown, an abundance of picturesque lakes and hiking trails, and is a short distance from the Smoky Mountains.