School Of Urban Missions

Overview of School Of Urban Missions

School of Urban Missions is found in Oakland, CA. Oakland is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Assemblies of God Church identity. School of Urban Missions is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

School of Urban Missions is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

School of Urban Missions Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.

Student Body

Students numbered 84 in 2007-2008 at School of Urban Missions. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at School of Urban Missions attend part-time. The school has a residential or campus feel. School of Urban Missions offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The School of Urban Missions is a Bible College that equips indigenous leaders from AmericaƆs urban communities by offering an affordable theological education combining academic instruction with practical hands on ministry. Our mission empowers these leaders to be instruments of change in their respective communities."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting School of Urban Missions

School of Urban Missions
735 - 105th Ave
Oakland , CA 94603
General Phone: (510) 567-6174

School of Urban Missions Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy12bible studies

Number of programs and degrees for School of Urban Missions in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year11
Associate's degree61
Bachelor's degree51

School of Urban Missions Student Body

In 2007-2008, School of Urban Missions had a total enrollment of 84 students (65 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 62%
Women 38%
Full-Time 91%
Part-Time 9%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 24%
Black 36%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 21%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 12%
20-21 18%
22-24 23%
25-29 24%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%
65+ 2%

School of Urban Missions Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 5 %

School of Urban Missions Room and Board (2007)

School of Urban Missions offers campus housing for 80 of its 65 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

School of Urban Missions Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

School of Urban Missions Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,005
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,005
Room and board $ 2,400
Room charge $ 2,400
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 6,528

Financial Aid:
School of Urban Missions participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3752400)

School of Urban Missions Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year3$38,8000*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$38,8000*

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

School of Urban Missions Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

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What Sets School of Urban Missions Apart:

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Minority % of student body
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% students 40 years or older
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