Meadville Lombard Theological School

Overview of Meadville Lombard Theological School

Meadville Lombard Theological School is located in Chicago, IL (a large city). The school is a Unitarian Universalist school. Meadville Lombard Theological School is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Meadville Lombard Theological School is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Meadville Lombard Theological School Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission.


Meadville Lombard Theological School maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

The school had 68 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at Meadville Lombard Theological School are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"At Meadville Lombard Theological School we educate students in the Unitarian Universalist tradition to embody liberal religious ministry in Unitarian Universalist congregations and wherever else they are called to serve. We do this in order to take into the world out Unitarian Universalist vision of justice, equity, and compassion"

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Meadville Lombard Theological School
5701 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago , IL 60637

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Meadville Lombard Theological School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy11religion, ministry, pastoral counseling

Number of programs and degrees for Meadville Lombard Theological School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree01
First-professional degree101
Doctor's degree11

Meadville Lombard Theological School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Meadville Lombard Theological School had a total enrollment of 68 students (5 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 10%
First Professional 90%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 1%
Hispanic 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 7%
25-29 13%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 29%
50-64 35%

Meadville Lombard Theological School Room and Board (2007)

Meadville Lombard Theological School offers campus housing for 11 of its 5 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, 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.

Meadville Lombard Theological School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 4,800

Financial Aid:
Meadville Lombard Theological School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 172300)

Meadville Lombard Theological School Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track31

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$69,5581*

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

Meadville Lombard Theological School Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Meadville Lombard Theological School Highlights

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What Sets Meadville Lombard Theological School Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 14%Meadville Lombard Theological School Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 18%Meadville Lombard Theological School Dorm rooms per full-time student

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