Bangor Theological Seminary

Overview of Bangor Theological Seminary

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.

Areas of Study

Bangor Theological students most commonly major in a field related to religion and philosophy.

Bangor Theological Selectivity

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.

Student Body

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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Bangor Theological Seminary
Two College Circle
Bangor , ME 04402-0411

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Bangor Theological Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy18theology

Number of programs and degrees for Bangor Theological in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years11
Master's degree171

Bangor Theological Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bangor Theological had a total enrollment of 140 students (59 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 8%
Graduate 92%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 1%
Asian 1%
(Foreign Students) 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 1%
25-29 3%
30-34 4%
35-39 6%
40-49 31%
50-64 47%
65+ 6%

Bangor Theological Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bangor Theological Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Bangor Theological Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Bangor Theological participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 203500)

Bangor Theological Faculty

Bangor Theological 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 year3$62,8342*
Associate professoracademic year1*0*
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year5$57,7402*

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

Bangor Theological Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

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Bangor Theological Highlights

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What Sets Bangor Theological Apart:

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