Facts and Figures


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  • 19 full-time faculty
  • five women
  • three African American
  • one Latino
  • two Asian
  • 18 adjunct faculty


  • Approximately 450 students
  • 50% pursuing MDiv or MAR
  • Range in age from 22-72
  • 50% women
  • 25% persons of color
  • Nearly 40% come from Christian traditions other than Lutheran


  • Master of Divinity (MDiv) Preparation for ordained ministry
  • Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) Preparation for leadership in the church or advanced academic theological study
  • Master of Arts in Public Leadership (MAPL) (in partnership with Temple University) Preparation for variety of lay ministries

Annual Full-time Residential Student Costs

  • Tuition $13,900
  • Room and Board $12,500
  • Books and Fees $1,000
  • Miscellaneous $3,900
  • Total $31,300

All first professional degree program students registered for two or more courses are eligible for need based financial aid. Average Need Based Financial Aid awarded: $5,000

Merit Scholarships: can pay for all of tuition up to $13,900 per year.

Average indebtedness is $43,000 as students leave seminary. (Includes undergraduate indebtedness)*

* 2006 estimate


  • Master of Sacred Theology (STM) Advanced academic degree in theology
  • Doctor of Ministry (DMin) Advanced professional degree
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Academic doctorate, preparation for teaching at college or seminary level


STM Program Guide.doc20 KB
DMin Learning Contract.doc21 KB
LTSP-DMinManual2010.pdf532.05 KB
LTSP-STMManual2010.pdf337.27 KB