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.
Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.
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.
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.
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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