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Claremont School of Theology

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Suburn

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

10:1

Religious affliation

United Methodist

Mission Statement

Claremont School of Theology is United Methodist in origin and affiliation and ecumenical in spirit. As the founding school of the University Project, it seeks to instill students with ethical integrity, religious intelligence, and intercultural understanding. Nurtured by Christian Scripture, tradition, experience, and reason, it prepares individuals for ordination and effective leadership in service to God, the academy, and the world, and equips them to pursue peaceful coexistence and collaboration with other religions.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$26,520

Out of state

$26,520

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

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Books & Supplies

$. per year

Personal Expenses

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Financial aid resources

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Islamic Studies
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
      • A general program that combines the study of philosophy and religious studies. Includes instruction in logic; ethics; epistemology; symbolism; phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature, and art of religion; and world religions. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Religion/Religious Studies
      • A program that focuses on the nature of religious belief and specific religious and quasi-religious systems. Includes instruction in phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Islamic Studies
      • A program that focuses on Islam as preached by the Prophet Muhammad in 6th century Arabia and subsequently interpreted and elaborated by Islamic scholars and others; together with the cultural and social milieu related to the faith in various periods, localities, and branches. Includes instruction in Islamic scripture and related written authorities and commentaries See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Religious Education
      • A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Divinity/Ministry
      • A program that prepares individuals for ordination as ministers or priests in any of the Christian religious traditions. Includes instruction in the theology and polity of a particular church, church law, liturgy and ritual, principles of pastoral ministry, homiletics, evangelism, church/parish organization and management, Christian ethics, church history, and related studies. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
      • A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Chaplain/Chaplaincy Studies
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide caregiver, pastoral, and spiritual support in an institutional, hospice, military, or sports setting. Includes instruction in global, healthcare, prison, and sports chaplaincy; addiction, crisis, disaster, family, marriage, grief, and loss counseling; ethics; leadership; multi-cultural, multi-faith contexts; and worship. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$50
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
41%
Male Students
59%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian32.49%
  2. Asian26.58%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities19.41%
  4. Black8.44%
  5. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander6.33%
  6. Hispanic/Latino5.06%
  7. Not Specified1.27%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.42%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

333

Graduate students

333

Full Time Students
71%
Part Time Students
29%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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