New York, NY is home to Union Theological Seminary. New York is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Union Theological Seminary go up to the Doctoral degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Union Theological Seminary has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
Union Theological Seminary has 271 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
Union 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 mission of Union Theological Seminary, an independent, multi-denominational seminary in the City of New York, derives from a Christian heritage that is at once progressive and evangelistic: to educate leaders for ministry in churches and related organizations, to extend the work of social justice and to enrich the academy through teaching and research."
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