Eden Theological Seminary

Overview of Eden Theological Seminary

Eden Theological Seminary is located in Webster Grove, MO (a large suburb). The school is a United Church of Christ school. Eden Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Eden Theological Seminary is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Eden Theological Seminary Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission.


Eden Theological Seminary has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

The school had 213 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at Eden Theological Seminary are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Eden Theoligical Seminary is called by Jesus Christ to be a school of the church. Eden is called to strengthen and support the life and mission of the church by educating pastors and teachers, enlivening critical reflection on faith, and encouraging Christian discipleship."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Eden Theological Seminary

Eden Theological Seminary
475 E Lockwood Ave
Webster Grove , MO 63119-3192
General Phone: (314) 918-2620

Eden Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy36theology, ministry, pastoral counseling

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree72
Doctor's degree21
First-professional degree271

Eden Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eden Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 213 students (40 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 38%
First Professional 62%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 23%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 11%
25-29 9%
30-34 8%
35-39 10%
40-49 25%
50-64 30%
65+ 3%

Eden Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Eden Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 68 of its 40 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Webster Groves, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 5,250

Financial Aid:
Eden Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 246200)

Eden Theological Seminary Faculty

Eden 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 year4$71,1740*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*3$56,423
All faculty totalcalendar year5$68,9394$57,318

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

Eden Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Eden Theological Seminary Apart:

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