Southern California Seminary

Overview of Southern California Seminary

Southern California Seminary is located in El Cajon, CA (a large suburb). The school is a Southern Baptist school. Southern California Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Southern California Seminary is known for its programs in religion and philosophy, therapy and counseling.

Southern California Seminary Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.

Student Body

Southern California Seminary had 195 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

Southern California Seminary offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To bring glory to God by assisting local churches to equip belivers of various cultures and languages to live and minister Biblically based on the inerrant Word of God. This equipping includes building Biblical knowledge, Christian character, and ministry skills, all at modest tuition."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southern California Seminary

Southern California Seminary
2075 E. Madison Avenue
El Cajon , CA 92019-1108
General Phone: (619) 442-9841

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Southern California Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy37religious education, ministry
Therapy and Counseling24clinical psychology, counseling psychology

Number of programs and degrees for Southern California Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree11
Bachelor's degree71
Master's degree392
First-professional degree71
Doctor's degree71

Southern California Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southern California Seminary had a total enrollment of 195 students (114 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 36%
Graduate 42%
First Professional 22%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 56%
Black 11%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 12%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 3%
20-21 3%
22-24 8%
25-29 16%
30-34 12%
35-39 17%
40-49 27%
50-64 12%
65+ 1%

Southern California Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 71 %

Southern California Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Southern California Seminary offers campus housing for 40 of its 114 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of El Cajon, 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.

Southern California Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,844
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,844
Room and board $ 5,110
Room charge $ 5,110
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 4,500

Financial Aid:
Southern California Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3332300)

Southern California Seminary 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*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

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

Southern California Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Religious Education

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology

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Southern California Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Southern California Seminary Apart:

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Male % of student body
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Top 11%Southern California Seminary Male % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 11%Southern California Seminary % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 18%Southern California Seminary Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Top 19%Southern California Seminary % of degrees in religion and philosophy

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