Austin Presbyterian can be found in Austin, TX (a large city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Presbyterian Church (USA) school. Austin Presbyterian is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at the school.
The most common majors at Austin Presbyterian are in religion and philosophy.
The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.
Classes at Austin Presbyterian are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Austin Presbyterian are well-paid.
In 2007-2008, 175 students were enrolled in the school. Older adults are in evidence at Austin Presbyterian, often seeking career changing education.
The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Austin Presbyterian.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"For the glory of God and to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary is a seminary in the Presbyterian-Reformed tradition whose mission is to educate and equip individuals for the ordained Christian ministry and other forms of Christian service and leadership; to employ its resources in the service of the church; to promote and engage in critical theological thought and research; and to be a winsome and exemplary community of God's people."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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