Methodist Theological School

Overview of Methodist Theological School

Students attend Methodist Theological School in Delaware, OH, a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is proud of its United Methodist status. Methodist Theological School is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

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

Methodist Theological School Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.


Methodist Theological School maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

There are 234 students at Methodist Theological School (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

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

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our Vision In response to the grace and call of God in Jesus Christ, Methodist Theological School in Ohio prepares transformational leaders to engage the church and the world in leadership and service. We are a center for rigorous theological inquiry, spiritual formation and professional development that is rooted in the scriptures and traditions of the Christian faith. We are committed to individual wholeness, social justice, inclusiveness, and religious diversity. Our Purpose Methodist Theological School in Ohio provides a vibrant learning environment for the preparation of skilled, passionate transformational leaders for churches, religious institutions, emerging faith communities and the wider world. Grounded in our Wesleyan tradition and influenced by our ecumenical commitments, we attend to the theological, spiritual, and vocational formation of a diverse group of students involved in a wide range of pursuits. Expecting active participation in our community of learning, we maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect and openness, teaching how to engage in conversation with the past and with others so that new and faithful perspectives may emerge. We strive for our graduates to demonstrate a deep understanding of the heritage disciplines of religious study, to be highly competent in areas of practical theology, and to show evidence of thoughtful reflection. We take seriously our responsibility for stewardship of the intellectual life of the church and our commitment to a just and sustainable world."

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Methodist Theological School in Ohio
3081 Columbus Pike
Delaware , OH 43015-3211

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Methodist Theological School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy56religious studies, religious education, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling, pastoral counseling and ministries
Therapy and Counseling1substance abuse counseling

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate11
Master's degree546
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Methodist Theological School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Methodist Theological School had a total enrollment of 234 students (190 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 88%
(Foreign Students) 13%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 9%
25-29 18%
30-34 10%
35-39 11%
40-49 22%
50-64 29%
65+ 0%

Methodist Theological School Room and Board (2007)

Methodist Theological School offers campus housing for 159 of its 190 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 9 meals per week.

Methodist Theological School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Methodist Theological School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 307500)

Methodist Theological School Faculty

Methodist Theological School has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track31
Non-tenured and not on tenure track20

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$68,3330*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$68,3330*

*: 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 year3$60,0334$62,975
Associate professoracademic year2*2*
Assistant professoracademic year2*1*
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year8$55,1257$58,236

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

Methodist Theological School Degree Programs (2007)

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

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Methodist Theological School Highlights

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What Sets Methodist Theological School Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 7%Methodist Theological School Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Methodist Theological School Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Top 17%Methodist Theological School % of degrees in religion and philosophy

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checked Career counseling
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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