The main campus of Memphis Theological Seminary is in Memphis, TN (a large city). The school is a Cumberland Presbyterian institution. Memphis Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.
Memphis Theological Seminary students most commonly major in a field related to religion and philosophy.
The school does not accept everyone who applies.
Memphis Theological Seminary offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007-2008, the school had 278 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Memphis Theological Seminary.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Memphis Theological Seminary, an ecumenical Protestant seminary serving the mid-South region, is committed to providing theological education for church leaders throughout the world. The seminary is an insitution of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. As a Christian seminary, we seek to cultivate a love for scholarship, piety, and justice. Intentionaaly, we foster ecumenical cooperation, support the full minisrty of women and men of all races and cultures, and provide resources for the church's life and witness."
More complete details are provided below.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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