Bethany Theological Seminary

Overview of Bethany Theological Seminary

Bethany Theological Seminary is found in Richmond, IN. Richmond is a town not particularly near any major cities. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Church of Brethren identity. Bethany Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Bethany Theological Seminary is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Bethany Theological Seminary Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


Bethany Theological Seminary maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 68 in 2007-2008 at Bethany Theological Seminary. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

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Contacting Bethany Theological Seminary

Bethany Theological Seminary
615 National Rd W
Richmond , IN 47374-4019
General Phone: (765) 983-1800

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Bethany Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy16theology, ministry

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate31
Master's degree21
First-professional degree111

Bethany Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bethany Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 68 students (39 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 40%
First Professional 60%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 6%
25-29 26%
30-34 7%
35-39 9%
40-49 24%
50-64 25%
65+ 1%

Bethany Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bethany Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Bethany Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 163700)

Bethany Theological Seminary Faculty

Bethany Theological Seminary 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
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year2*2*
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$59,5002*

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

Bethany Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

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

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