Bethel Seminary Of The East

Overview of Bethel Seminary Of The East

Willow Grove, PA is home to Bethel Seminary. Willow Grove is a large suburb. Students select the school partly because it is a Baptist school. Bethel Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.

Bethel Seminary Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.


Bethel Seminary has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

Bethel Seminary has 90 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at Bethel Seminary are male.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Bethel Seminary

Bethel Seminary of the East
2325 Maryland Road, Suite 225
Willow Grove , PA 19090
General Phone: (215) 659-1000

Bethel Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy7theology, ministry, theology and religious vocations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree11
First-professional degree31
Postbaccalaureate certificate31

Bethel Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bethel Seminary had a total enrollment of 90 students (48 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 52%
First Professional 48%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 40%
Black 41%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 8%
Unknown 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 1%
25-29 10%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 36%
50-64 39%
65+ 1%

Bethel Seminary Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bethel Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Bethel Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 009058A1)

Bethel Seminary Faculty

Bethel 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
Associate professoracademic year3$68,8150*
All faculty totalacademic year3$68,8150*

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

Bethel Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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Bethel Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Bethel Seminary Apart:

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