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Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School Of Christian Education

Overview of Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School Of Christian Education

Students attend Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, VA, a medium-sized city. The school is proud of its Presbyterian Church (USA) status. Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.

Faculty

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

There are 370 students at Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education, a theological institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), confesses the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Standing within the Reformed tradition, we weave together distinctive approaches to theological education for pastoral and educational ministries. Our mission is to educate and equip leaders for congregational life, theological scholarship, and Christian service to the world, and to be a theological resource to church and society."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education
3401 Brook Rd
Richmond , VA 23227
General Phone: (804) 355-0671
http://www.union-psce.edu

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Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy83religious education, theology, ministry

Number of programs and degrees for Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree693
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship52
Doctor's degree - professional practice91

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Student Body

In 2007-2008, Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education had a total enrollment of 370 students (260 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 10%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 11%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 15%
40-49 24%
50-64 24%
65+ 1%

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Room and Board (2007)

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education offers campus housing for 130 of its 260 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 4 meals per week.

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 3,500
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,036

Financial Aid:
Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 374300)

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Faculty

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education 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
Professorcalendar year8$77,3918$77,210
Associate professorcalendar year2*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year4$65,0131*
All faculty totalcalendar year14$73,16710$75,668

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

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Degree Programs (2007)

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

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What Sets Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Apart:

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% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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% students 40 years or older
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 6%Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 13%Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Salaries of full-time faculty
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 14%Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Dorm rooms per full-time student

Notable:
checked Presbyterian Church (USA) affiliation
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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