Wesley Theological Seminary

Overview of Wesley Theological Seminary

Students attend Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC, a large city. The school is proud of its United Methodist status. Wesley Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

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

Wesley Theological Seminary Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.


Wesley Theological Seminary maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Wesley Theological Seminary is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

There are 487 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Wesley Theological Seminary are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Wesley Theological Seminary 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:
"The mission of Wesley Theological Seminary is to prepare persons for Christian ministry, to foster theological scholarship, and to provide leadership on issues facing the church and the world. Our aim is to nourish a critical understanding of Christian faith, cultivate disciplined spiritual lives, and promote a just and compassionate engagement in the mission of the church to the world."

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Religious Education
Theology/Theological Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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