Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary

Overview of Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is in Evanston, IL. Evanston is a small city. The school is classified as a United Methodist college. Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary include religion and philosophy.

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Body

Approximately 315 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary are in their forties, or even older.

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary makes housing available to a large share of its students.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
2121 Sheridan Road
Evanston , IL 60201-3298
General Phone: (847) 866-3900

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy70philosophy, religion, religious education, religious music, theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies, pastoral counseling, pastoral counseling and ministries, ...

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Doctor's degree73
Master's degree196
First-professional degree431
Postbaccalaureate certificate11

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 315 students (105 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 54%
First Professional 46%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 17%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 6%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 11%
25-29 18%
30-34 10%
35-39 11%
40-49 24%
50-64 22%
65+ 2%

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 263 of its 105 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,976
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,365

Financial Aid:
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 168200)

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Faculty

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track62

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: 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 year7$82,2953$77,798
Associate professoracademic year5$70,4754$68,691
Assistant professoracademic year2*0*
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year15$74,1267$72,594

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

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Apart:

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