Ecumenical Theological Seminary

Overview of Ecumenical Theological Seminary

Ecumenical Theological Seminary can be found in Detroit, MI (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Ecumenical Theological Seminary.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in religion and philosophy.

Ecumenical Theological Seminary Selectivity

Ecumenical Theological Seminary does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 134 students were enrolled in Ecumenical Theological Seminary. The school has a large minority student population. Older adults are in evidence at Ecumenical Theological Seminary, often seeking career changing education.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Ecumenical Theological Seminary, within an urban setting, provides education for ministry that is grounded in the Christian tradition, while welcoming interfaith dialogue. We promote critical reflection by all members of our learning community, as we integrate theology with practice and faith with social responsibility Guiding Principles Ecumenical Theological Seminary is guided in its mission by the following principles: Ecumenical Principles + We promote ecumenical dialogue and action across a spectrum of faith traditions. + We facilitate relationships among city, suburban and rural congregations and colleagues. Ethical Principles + We seek to develop an ever-expanding consciousness of the way spiritual and social realities affect each other. + We seek to foster justice at local, national and global levels, beginning with accountability to those who are the most marginalized. Innovative Principles + We seek to utilize educational methods that are flexible, transformational and uniquely relevant to the needs of our students and our world. + We encourage all members of our learning community to evaluate and utilize insights from a broad spectrum of life experiences. Integrative Principles + We seek to connect academic theory with life practice. + We ground ministerial vision and social action in our life of prayer, encouraging ongoing reflection regarding self, community, global concerns, and relationship to God."

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Ecumenical Theological Seminary
2930 Woodward Ave
Detroit , MI 48201

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Ecumenical Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy29theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year71
Doctor's degree - other121
Master's degree101

Ecumenical Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ecumenical Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 134 students (66 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 40%
Graduate 60%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
35-39 8%
40-49 28%
50-64 49%
65+ 5%

Ecumenical Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Ecumenical Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4002400)

Ecumenical 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 year3$43,4102*
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$33,2991*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$37,9484$38,456

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

Ecumenical Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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Ecumenical Theological Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Ecumenical Theological Seminary Apart:

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