The General Theological Seminary

Overview of The General Theological Seminary

The General Theological Seminary is found in New York, NY. New York is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Protestant Episcopal identity. The General Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at the school.

Areas of Study

The General Theological Seminary is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

The General Theological Seminary Selectivity

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


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

Student Body

Students numbered 202 in 2007-2008 at The General Theological Seminary. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The General Theological Seminary has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The General Theological Seminary is an Episcopal institution called to educate and form leaders for the church in a changing world."

More complete details are provided below.

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The General Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy49Christian studies, theology, ministry

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate52
Master's degree393
Post-master's certificate52
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship01

The General Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, The General Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 202 students (134 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 98%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 2%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 8%
40-49 24%
50-64 31%
65+ 5%

The General Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

The General Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 104 of its 134 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

The General Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 12,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,400

Financial Aid:
The General Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 272600)

The General Theological Seminary Faculty

The General Theological Seminary has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track11

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$62,1613$54,997
Associate professoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year7$61,9513$54,997

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

The General Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

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

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The General Theological Seminary Highlights

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What Sets The General Theological Seminary Apart:

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