Hood Theological Seminary

Overview of Hood Theological Seminary

Hood Theological Seminary is located in Salisbury, NC (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church school. Hood Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

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

Hood Theological Seminary Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission.


Hood Theological Seminary has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

The school had 264 enrolled students in 2007-2008. Hood Theological Seminary has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

Hood Theological Seminary offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Hood Theological Seminary

Hood Theological Seminary
1810 Lutheran Synod Drive
Salisbury , NC 28144
General Phone: (704) 636-7611

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Hood Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy65theology, theology and religious vocations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree451
Doctor's degree - other151
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years51

Hood Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hood Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 264 students (424 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 3%
25-29 5%
30-34 8%
35-39 10%
40-49 34%
50-64 39%
65+ 2%

Hood Theological Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Part-Time 100 %

Hood Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Hood Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 92 of its 424 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 4 meals per week.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 3,730
Board (meal plan) charge $ 730

Financial Aid:
Hood Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3663300)

Hood Theological Seminary Faculty

Hood Theological Seminary has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track43

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*2*
Associate professoracademic year3$45,4172*
All faculty totalacademic year5$49,7564$52,308

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

Hood Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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Hood Theological Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Hood Theological Seminary Apart:

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