Covenant Theological Seminary

Overview of Covenant Theological Seminary

Covenant Theological Seminary is in a large suburb, in Saint Louis, MO. The school has a The Presbyterian Church in America religious affiliation. Covenant Theological Seminary is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Covenant Theological Seminary include religion and philosophy.

Covenant Theological Seminary Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants.

Student Body

Covenant Theological Seminary, in 2007-2008, had 794 students (552 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school. The student body at Covenant Theological Seminary is overwhelmingly male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The purpose of Covenant Theological Seminary is to train servants of the triune God to walk with God, to interpret and communicate God's Word, and to lead God's people."

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Contacting Covenant Theological Seminary

Covenant Theological Seminary
12330 Conway Road
Saint Louis , MO 63141-8697
General Phone: (314) 434-4044

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Covenant Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy146religious education, theology, pastoral counseling

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree1333
Postbaccalaureate certificate91
Doctor's degree - professional practice41

Covenant Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Covenant Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 794 students (552 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 19%
(Foreign Students) 81%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 12%
25-29 30%
30-34 18%
35-39 13%
40-49 14%
50-64 12%
65+ 1%

Covenant Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Covenant Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 325 of its 552 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,790

Financial Aid:
Covenant Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 470700)

Covenant Theological Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year8$73,9360*
Associate professorcalendar year6$64,3680*
Assistant professorcalendar year4$57,6800*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year18$67,1341*

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

Covenant Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Covenant Theological Seminary Apart:

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