The Academic program of Borromeo Seminary is offered in conjunction with John Carroll University, the Jesuit University in Cleveland. Borromeo students are registered at the university as full-time students. Upon graduation, students receive a bachelor of arts degree from John Carroll University. Borromeo Seminary offers the Philosophy and Religious Studies courses required by the Program for Priestly Formation on the campus of the seminary.
The formation courses in Philosophy and Religious Studies are designed to facilitate the discernment process of men considering a vocation to the priesthood or religious life and as preparation for theological study at the graduate level. Students generally attend formation courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the seminary. They go to the nearby John Carroll campus on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for the remainder of their course work.
Classrooms at Borromeo are fully equipped with presentation software capability, televisions, VCRs, DVD players, and other learning devices. In addition to these, Borromeo Seminary provides wireless internet access for students in the library and classrooms.