Andover Newton Theological School

Overview of Andover Newton Theological School

The campus of Andover Newton Theological School is in Newton Centre, MA, which is a small city. Its American Baptist nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Andover Newton Theological School is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Andover Newton Theological School is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Andover Newton Theological School Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply.


Andover Newton Theological School has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Andover Newton Theological School had 350 students enrolled (42 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

Andover Newton Theological School has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Andover Newton Theological School offers students meal plans.

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Contacting Andover Newton Theological School

Andover Newton Theological School
210 Herrick Rd
Newton Centre , MA 02459-2243

Andover Newton Theological School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy61theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies

Number of programs and degrees for Andover Newton Theological School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree92
Doctor's degree72
First-professional degree451

Andover Newton Theological School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Andover Newton Theological School had a total enrollment of 350 students (42 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 27%
First Professional 73%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 9%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 4%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 9%
40-49 31%
50-64 39%
65+ 2%

Andover Newton Theological School Room and Board (2007)

Andover Newton Theological School offers campus housing for 141 of its 42 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Newton, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 11 meals per week.

Andover Newton Theological School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 4,848
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,518

Financial Aid:
Andover Newton Theological School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 211600)

Andover Newton Theological School Faculty

Andover Newton Theological School has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$80,2114$80,190
Associate professoracademic year1*1*
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year9$75,8495$79,152

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Andover Newton Theological School Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Andover Newton Theological School Apart:

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