Dallas Theological Seminary

Dallas Theological Seminary

Dallas Theological Seminary, popularly referred to as DTS, was originally founded in 1924 as the Evangelical Theological College. The main campus of this evangelical theological seminary is situated in Dallas, Texas. DTS also operates extension campuses in Austin, Atlanta, Tampa Bay, San Antonio, and Houston. Dallas Theological Seminary's recent enrollments have been more than 2,000 students every year.

Students at Dallas Theological Seminary are offered academic programs in the fields of biblical counseling and exposition, Christian education, ministry, philosophy, old testament and new testament studies, pastoral ministries, spiritual formation & leadership, theological studies, and world missions & intercultural studies. The courses offered lead to a master's or a doctorate degree.

Dallas Theological Seminary sponsors a large number of student clubs and organizations including the Spiritual Life Board, Black Student Fellowship, International Student Fellowship Council, Seminary Wives in Ministry, Student Missions Fellowship, Women's Student Fellowship, EIKON Artist Fellowship, Archaeology Research Group, and the Student Council. The students also publish a newspaper on campus called the 'Jot & Tittle'.

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Dallas Theological Seminary
3909 Swiss Ave
Dallas , TX 75204
General Phone: (214) 824-3094

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Dallas Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy378bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies, pastoral counseling, theology and religious vocations
Liberal Arts6Biblical languages

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree2027
Doctor's degree314
First-professional degree1351
Postbaccalaureate certificate161

Dallas Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Dallas Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 2,005 students (688 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 59%
First Professional 41%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 9%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 8%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 0%
20-21 6%
22-24 20%
25-29 24%
30-34 14%
35-39 9%
40-49 17%
50-64 9%
65+ 0%

Dallas Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Dallas Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 469 of its 688 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 3,300

Financial Aid:
Dallas Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 356200)

Dallas Theological Seminary Faculty

Dallas 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
Associate professorcalendar year4$70,3500*
No academic rankcalendar year5$68,2200*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$69,1670*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year32$68,5950*
Associate professoracademic year10$58,8700*
Assistant professoracademic year8$51,9593$53,458
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year51$63,3223$53,458

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

Dallas Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages, Lit & Linguistics

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

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