Lexington Theological Seminary

Overview of Lexington Theological Seminary

Lexington Theological Seminary can be found in Lexington, KY (a large city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) school. Lexington Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at Lexington Theological Seminary are in religion and philosophy.

Lexington Theological Seminary Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.


Classes at Lexington Theological Seminary are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 105 students were enrolled in Lexington Theological Seminary. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.

Student Life

Lexington Theological Seminary has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The purpose of Lexington Theological Seminary is to prepare faithful leaders for the church of Jesus Christ and, thus, to strengthen the church's participation in God's mission for the world."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lexington Theological Seminary

Lexington Theological Seminary
631 S Limestone
Lexington , KY 40508-3288
General Phone: (859) 252-0361

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Lexington Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy26theology, ministry, theology and religious vocations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Doctor's degree - professional practice21
Master's degree242

Lexington Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lexington Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 105 students (107 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 8%
Hispanic 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 11%
25-29 19%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 30%
50-64 25%
65+ 1%

Lexington Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Lexington Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 60 of its 107 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 5,940

Financial Aid:
Lexington Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 197100)

Lexington Theological Seminary Faculty

Lexington Theological Seminary has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track21
Non-tenured and not on tenure track10

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$64,5572*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$60,4143$55,698

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

Lexington Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Lexington Theological Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Lexington Theological Seminary Apart:

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