McCormick Theological Seminary

Overview

At a Glance

School type

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

Faculty

44 Faculty Members | 5:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Presbyterian Church (USA)

Mission Statement

We are a community of learning and teaching, challenged by the Holy Spirit and grounded in God's transforming love for the world in Jesus Christ. We are called to nurture the gifts of women and men for faithful Christian ministry and leadership through rigorous academic study, practical experience and spiritual formation. A seminary of the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 1829 and a progressive leader within the Reformed tradition, we are committed to institutional life, scholarship and ministry that are ecumenical, urban and cross-cultural. Our goals are that McCormick Theological Seminary will Be a recognized leader in theological education for a distinctive model of collaborative teaching and learning that is Reformed, ecumenical and cross-cultural. Create a culture of relationships in which mutual accountability, responsibility and respect characterize all seminary communications and operations. Develop technological resources that support the seminary's teaching and learning goals and are fully integrated into all aspects of the seminary's work. Provide financial resources sufficient to support our mission, goals and programs. Develop and maintain institutional partnerships, locally and globally, that draw upon the strengths and capabilities of all the partners. Be a community in which the presence of God is welcomed and named in worship and all aspects of our work and life together. Provide leadership for the PC(USA) as we articulate our understanding of the Reformed tradition that is progressive theologically: inclusive, diverse, cross-cultural and ecumenical in both thought and practice.

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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

$9,410

Out of state

$9,410

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Theology/Theological Studies
      • A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life. 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. Examples: [Divinity/Ministry (BD)], [Divinity/Ministry (MDiv)] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
      • Any instructional program in theological and ministerial studies not listed above, including preparation for religious vocations in faiths other than Christianity and Judaism. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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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. Black47.06%
  2. Asian18.55%
  3. Hispanic/Latino13.12%
  4. Caucasian12.22%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities9.05%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

253

Graduate students

253

Attendance breakdown

Full time
24%
Part time
76%

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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