Byzantine Catholic Seminary

Overview of Byzantine Catholic Seminary

Byzantine Catholic Seminary is in Pittsburgh, PA. Pittsburgh is a large city. The school is classified as a Other Religion college. Byzantine Catholic Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Byzantine Catholic Seminary tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at the school include religion and philosophy.

Byzantine Catholic Seminary Selectivity

Not all applicants to Byzantine Catholic Seminary are accepted.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 10 students study at Byzantine Catholic Seminary (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at the school are in their forties, or even older. Byzantine Catholic Seminary is essentially a male school.

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Byzantine Catholic Seminary makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius responds to the evangelical mission of Jesus Christ. Its primary purpose is the spiritual, intellectual, pastoral and personal formation of candidates for ordained ministry in the Byzantine Catholic Church. It also serves as a center of learning for the Byzantine Catholic Churches in North America. As the only free standing, English speaking, Byzantine Catholic Theological Seminary in North America, this center of learning embraces those seeking academic and pastoral formation to serve as deacons, theologians, catechists, and cantors. The Seminary also seeks to make graduate level theological studies in the Byzantine Catholic tradition available to those interested in teaching, research and advanced study. The Seminary likewise supports other educational and formational programs to serve Byzantine Catholic Churches and the wider community."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Byzantine Catholic Seminary

Byzantine Catholic Seminary
3605 Perrysville Ave
Pittsburgh , PA 15214
General Phone: (412) 321-7550

Byzantine Catholic Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy3theology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree31

Byzantine Catholic Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Byzantine Catholic Seminary had a total enrollment of 10 students (8 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 20%
30-34 30%
35-39 10%
40-49 20%
50-64 10%
65+ 10%

Byzantine Catholic Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Byzantine Catholic Seminary offers campus housing for 30 of its 8 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 11 meals per week.

Byzantine Catholic Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Byzantine Catholic Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is -2)

Byzantine Catholic Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$21,2000*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$21,2000*

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

Byzantine Catholic Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

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