Michigan Theological Seminary

Overview of Michigan Theological Seminary

Michigan Theological Seminary is in Plymouth, MI. Plymouth is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Michigan Theological Seminary issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include religion and philosophy, therapy and counseling.

Michigan Theological Seminary Selectivity

Not all applicants to Michigan Theological Seminary are accepted.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at Michigan Theological Seminary are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 183 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at Michigan Theological Seminary are in their forties, or even older. The school is essentially a male school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Michigan Theological Seminary is an institution of higher learning training students to be theologically prepared and spiritually mature leaders who will serve the church community in Michigan and worldwide."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Michigan Theological Seminary

Michigan Theological Seminary
41550 E Ann Arbor Trail
Plymouth , MI 48170
General Phone: (734) 207-9581

Michigan Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy26religious education, theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies
Therapy and Counseling4counseling psychology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree51
Master's degree194
Postbaccalaureate certificate51
Doctor's degree - professional practice11

Michigan Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Michigan Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 183 students (101 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 9%
Graduate 91%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 23%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 3%
25-29 17%
30-34 16%
35-39 15%
40-49 25%
50-64 22%
65+ 1%

Michigan Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Michigan Theological Seminary Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Michigan Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3135300)

Michigan Theological Seminary Faculty

Michigan Theological Seminary has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$50,0000*

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

Michigan Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

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

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology

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Michigan Theological Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Michigan Theological Seminary Apart:

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Male % of student body
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Top 8%Michigan Theological Seminary Male % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 11%Michigan Theological Seminary % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 16%Michigan Theological Seminary Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Top 19%Michigan Theological Seminary % of degrees in religion and philosophy

checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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