The main campus of Bangor Theological is in Bangor, ME (a small city). The school is a United Church of Christ institution. Bangor Theological is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.
Bangor Theological students most commonly major in a field related to religion and philosophy.
The school does not accept everyone who applies.
The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007-2008, Bangor Theological had 140 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at the school.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Bangor Theological Seminary is an ecumenical seminary in the Congregational tradition of the United Church of Christ. It is committed to equip men and women for the work of Christian ministries, serve as an intellectual center for the continuing sustenance and transformation of the church and the world, provide for the study of religion, and embody a public ministry within the local communities of Northern New England."
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