Concordia Theological Seminary

Overview of Concordia Theological Seminary

Fort Wayne, IN is home to Concordia Theological Seminary. Fort Wayne is a medium-sized city. Students select the school partly because it is a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod school. Concordia Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.

Concordia Theological Seminary Selectivity

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


Concordia 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

Concordia Theological Seminary has 390 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Concordia Theological Seminary are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

Concordia Theological Seminary offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Concordia Theological Seminary is an institution of theological higher education of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod dedicated primarily to the preparation of pastors for the congregations and missions of the LCMS (and, when appropriate, of her partner churches). Its programs and services offer an understanding of the Christian faith which is Christ centered and Biblically based, confessionally Lutheran, and evangelically active. Concordia Theological Seminary provides graduate level theological education and continuing study for qualified students and pastors which address meaningfully our non-Christian, pluralistic and culturally diverse society and world."

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Contacting Concordia Theological Seminary

Concordia Theological Seminary
6600 N Clinton St
Fort Wayne , IN 46825-4996
General Phone: (260) 452-2100

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Concordia Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy74ministry, theology and religious vocations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree551
Master's degree141
Doctor's degree51

Concordia Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Concordia Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 390 students (68 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 38%
First Professional 62%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 22%
25-29 22%
30-34 9%
35-39 9%
40-49 21%
50-64 15%
65+ 1%

Concordia Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Concordia Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 166 of its 68 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,898
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,005

Financial Aid:
Concordia Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2087600)

Concordia Theological Seminary Faculty

Concordia 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
Professorcalendar year7$46,9250*
Associate professorcalendar year13$48,9050*
Assistant professorcalendar year7$39,3600*
All faculty totalcalendar year27$45,9170*

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

Concordia Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

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

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