Brite Divinity School

Overview of Brite Divinity School

Students attend Brite Divinity School in Forth Worth, TX, a large city. The school is proud of its Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) status. Brite Divinity School is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Brite Divinity School is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Brite Divinity School Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.


Brite Divinity School maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Brite Divinity School is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

There are 268 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Brite Divinity School are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Brite Divinity School, affiliated with Texas Christian University and related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is to educate women and men├╗through its programs of instruction, research and scholarship, and other forms of church and community service├╗for ministry, witness, and outreach of the church of Jesus Christ in the world."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Brite Divinity School

Brite Divinity School
2800 S. University Dr.
Forth Worth , TX 76129
General Phone: (817) 257-7575

Brite Divinity School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy48religion, bible studies, ministry, pastoral counseling and ministries

Number of programs and degrees for Brite Divinity School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree432
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship52

Brite Divinity School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Brite Divinity School had a total enrollment of 268 students (172 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 86%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 10%
25-29 22%
30-34 13%
35-39 13%
40-49 20%
50-64 20%
65+ 0%

Brite Divinity School Room and Board (2007)

Brite Divinity School offers campus housing for 64 of its 172 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Brite Divinity School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 3,690

Financial Aid:
Brite Divinity School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 003636A1)

Brite Divinity School Faculty

Brite Divinity School has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track20
Non-tenured and not on tenure track10

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: 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 year6$100,0204$95,043
Associate professoracademic year3$61,8582*
Assistant professoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year11$81,5886$86,053

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

Brite Divinity School Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Religion/Religious Studies

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Brite Divinity School Highlights

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What Sets Brite Divinity School Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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% students 40 years or older
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Male % of student body
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Top 19%Brite Divinity School Male % of student body

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