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College Profile: Memphis Theological Seminary

 
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Coordinates: 35°07′59″N 89°58′58″W / 35.132917, -89.982855 Memphis Theological Seminary is an ecumenical theological seminary. Memphis Theological Seminary is affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, but accepts and trains ministerial candidates from other groups as well. Besides the traditional Master of Divinity (MDiv), Memphis Theological Seminary also grants Master of Arts in Religion (MAR), and Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degrees as well as administering the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination's Program of Alternate Studies or PAS. It was founded as the theological department of Bethel College in McKenzie, Tennessee, in 1908, became the Cumberland Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 1922, and moved to Memphis in 1964. The current president is the Rev. Dr. Daniel J. Earheart-Brown. Former presidents include the Rev. Drs. Thomas H. Campbell, William T. Ingram, E. Colvin Baird, J. David Hester and Larry A. Blakeburn. The seminary is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) and the Commission on Colleges and Schools of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the above-mentioned degrees. The seminary is approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church to educate United Methodist theological students. The seminary is located at the corner of Union Avenue and East Parkway, less than a mile away from the denominational Cumberland Presbyterian Center. Source: 2006-2007 catalog and Student Handbook of the Memphis Theological Seminary
 
168 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN
38104-4395
901-458-8232 (general)
901458-823-2102 (financial aid)
901458-823-2109 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Memphis Theological Seminary, an ecumenical Protestant seminary serving the mid-South region, is committed to providing theological education for church leaders throughout the world. The seminary is an insitution of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. As a Christian seminary, we seek to cultivate a love for scholarship, piety, and justice. Intentionaaly, we foster ecumenical cooperation, support the full minisrty of women and men of all races and cultures, and provide resources for the church's life and witness.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Cumberland Presbyterian

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Memphis Theological Seminary Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Not applicable
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
473 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants28 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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