Christian Theological Seminary

Overview of Christian Theological Seminary

Christian Theological Seminary is found in Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) identity. Christian Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Christian Theological Seminary is known for its programs in religion and philosophy, therapy and counseling.

Christian Theological Seminary Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


Christian Theological Seminary maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 304 in 2007-2008 at Christian Theological Seminary. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

Christian Theological Seminary offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Christian Theological Seminary

Christian Theological Seminary
1000 W 42nd St
Indianapolis , IN 46208-3301
General Phone: (317) 924-1331

Christian Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy41religious education, religious music, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling and ministries
Therapy and Counseling20counseling psychology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree235
Doctor's degree22
First-professional degree361

Christian Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Christian Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 304 students (75 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 47%
First Professional 53%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 61%
Black 27%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 2%
22-24 9%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 26%
50-64 27%
65+ 2%

Christian Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Christian Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 72 of its 75 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Christian Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,790

Financial Aid:
Christian Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 178900)

Christian Theological Seminary Faculty

Christian Theological 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
Professoracademic year5$79,1442*
Associate professoracademic year2*3$60,718
Assistant professoracademic year3$56,2723$58,375
All faculty totalacademic year10$68,8318$63,146

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

Christian Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology

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Christian Theological Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Christian Theological Seminary Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 9%Christian Theological Seminary Salaries of full-time faculty
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 13%Christian Theological Seminary Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 14%Christian Theological Seminary % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 15%Christian Theological Seminary % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Top 19%Christian Theological Seminary % of degrees in religion and philosophy
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 20%Christian Theological Seminary Dorm rooms per full-time student

checked Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) affiliation
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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