Wartburg Theological Seminary

Overview of Wartburg Theological Seminary

Students attend Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA, a small city. The school is proud of its Evangelical Lutheran Church status. Wartburg Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

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

Wartburg Theological Seminary Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.


Wartburg 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

There are 184 students at Wartburg Theological Seminary (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Wartburg Theological Seminary serves the mission of the evangelical Lutheran Church in America by being a worship-centered community of critical theological reflection where learning leads to mission and mission informs learning. Within this community, Wartburg educates women and men to serve the church's mission as ordained and lay leaders. This mission is to proclaim and interpret the gospel of Jesus Christ to a world created for communion with God and in need of personal and social healing. (The Mission Statement of Wartburg Theological Seminary, May 1997)"

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Contacting Wartburg Theological Seminary

Wartburg Theological Seminary
333 Wartburg Pl
Dubuque , IA 52003-7797
General Phone: (563) 589-0200

Wartburg Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy37theology and religious vocations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree371

Wartburg Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wartburg Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 184 students (200 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 90%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 14%
25-29 26%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 18%
50-64 20%
65+ 2%

Wartburg Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Wartburg Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 44 of its 200 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wartburg Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,600

Financial Aid:
Wartburg Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 189700)

Wartburg Theological Seminary Faculty

Wartburg Theological Seminary 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
Professoracademic year4$58,1433$60,646
Associate professoracademic year4$53,9142*
Assistant professoracademic year4$51,4122*
All faculty totalacademic year12$54,4897$53,832

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

Wartburg Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

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