Bethel Seminary St. Paul

Overview of Bethel Seminary St. Paul

The main campus of Bethel Seminary-St. Paul is in Saint Paul, MN (a large suburb). The school is a Baptist institution. Bethel Seminary-St. Paul is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul students most commonly major in a field related to religion and philosophy.

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies.


Bethel Seminary-St. Paul offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 763 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Bethel Seminary-St. Paul. Males make up the lion's share of the student body at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The passion of Bethel Seminary is to advance the gospel of Jesus Christ among all people in culturally sensitive ways. As a Spirit-empowered, biblically grounded community of learning, Bethel strives to develop and equip whole and holy persons to serve and lead so that churches and ministry agencies can become all they are called to be and do all they are called to do in the world for the glory of God."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Bethel Seminary-St. Paul

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul
3949 Bethel Dr
Saint Paul , MN 55112
General Phone: (651) 638-6180

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy130philosophy and religious studies, missionary studies, religious education, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling, theology and religious vocations

Number of programs and degrees for Bethel Seminary-St. Paul in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree746
Postbaccalaureate certificate02
Doctor's degree101
First-professional degree451
Post-master's certificate11

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bethel Seminary-St. Paul had a total enrollment of 763 students (491 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 62%
First Professional 38%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 9%
25-29 26%
30-34 15%
35-39 11%
40-49 21%
50-64 17%
65+ 0%

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Room and Board (2007)

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul offers campus housing for 130 of its 491 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 3,555

Financial Aid:
Bethel Seminary-St. Paul participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 905803)

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Faculty

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track60

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*1*
Associate professorcalendar year3$62,5020*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$69,7431*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$75,1480*
Associate professoracademic year3$54,6981*
Assistant professoracademic year4$53,3190*
All faculty totalacademic year11$61,6331*

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

Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Religious Education
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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