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Catholic Theological Union At Chicago

Overview of Catholic Theological Union At Chicago

The main campus of Catholic Theological Union at Chicago is in Chicago, IL (a large city). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. Catholic Theological Union at Chicago is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago students most commonly major in a field related to religion and philosophy.

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies.

Faculty

The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Catholic Theological Union at Chicago had 477 enrolled students. The school has a larger minority student population than most schools. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Catholic Theological Union at Chicago. Males make up the lion's share of the student body at the school.

Student Life

Meal plans are available.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The primary mission of Catholic Theological Union is the academic and pastoral formation of students preparing for priesthood and a variety of ministries in the United States and around the world. CTU also provides continuing theological education for clergy, religious, and lay persons. This process occurs within a community of faith in interaction with a living Catholic tradition and ecumenical, interfaith, and cross-cultural perspectives and resources. Through its degree programs and other educational and formational opportunities, CTU strives to educate effective leaders for the church whose mission is to witness Christ's good news of justice, love, and peace to people of all nations."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Catholic Theological Union at Chicago

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
5416 S Cornell Ave
Chicago , IL 60615-5698
General Phone: (773) 324-8000
http://www.ctu.edu

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy91bible studies, missionary studies, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling, theology and religious vocations

Number of programs and degrees for Catholic Theological Union at Chicago in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Postbaccalaureate certificate44
Master's degree322
First-professional degree371
Doctor's degree181

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Student Body

In 2007-2008, Catholic Theological Union at Chicago had a total enrollment of 477 students (277 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 68%
First Professional 32%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 42%
Black 6%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 13%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 15%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 2%
25-29 14%
30-34 16%
35-39 15%
40-49 20%
50-64 23%
65+ 1%

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Room and Board (2007)

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago offers campus housing for 112 of its 277 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 5,400
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,600

Financial Aid:
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 923200)

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Faculty

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured116
Non-tenured, but on tenure track25
Non-tenured and not on tenure track01

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$65,6684$67,033
Associate professoracademic year5$69,9573$60,203
Assistant professoracademic year2*5$60,843
All faculty totalacademic year13$65,40312$62,746

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

Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Degree Programs (2007)

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

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What Sets Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Apart:

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Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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