Pacific School Of Religion

Overview of Pacific School Of Religion

The campus of Pacific School of Religion is in Berkeley, CA, which is a medium-sized city. Its Multiple Protestant Denomination nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Pacific School of Religion is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Pacific School of Religion is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Pacific School of Religion Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply.


Pacific School of Religion maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Pacific School of Religion is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 214 students enrolled (67 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at Pacific School of Religion are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Pacific School of Religion offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pacific School of Religion

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Ave
Berkeley , CA 94709
General Phone: (510) 848-0528

Pacific School of Religion Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy53theology, ministry

Number of programs and degrees for Pacific School of Religion in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate41
Master's degree101
Post-master's certificate01
Doctor's degree41
First-professional degree331
First-professional certificate21

Pacific School of Religion Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pacific School of Religion had a total enrollment of 214 students (67 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 47%
First Professional 53%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 11%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 11%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 14%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 10%
25-29 21%
30-34 13%
35-39 12%
40-49 14%
50-64 29%
65+ 1%

Pacific School of Religion Room and Board (2007)

Pacific School of Religion offers campus housing for 129 of its 67 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 15 meals per week.

Pacific School of Religion Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,800
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,200

Financial Aid:
Pacific School of Religion participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 125600)

Pacific School of Religion Faculty

Pacific School of Religion 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
Professoracademic year4$78,2592*
Associate professoracademic year3$65,2843$66,045
Assistant professoracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year7$72,6987$65,008

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

Pacific School of Religion Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Pacific School of Religion Apart:

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Top 6%Pacific School of Religion Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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