Methodist Theological School in Ohio

Overview

At a Glance

School type

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

Faculty

26 Faculty Members | 5:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

United Methodist

Mission Statement

In response to the grace and call of God in Jesus Christ, Methodist Theological School in Ohio prepares transformational leaders to engage the church and the world in leadership and service. We are a center for rigorous theological inquiry, spiritual formation and professional development that is rooted in the scriptures and traditions of the Christian faith. We are committed to individual wholeness, social justice, inclusiveness and religious diversity. Our Purpose Methodist Theological School in Ohio provides a vibrant learning environment for the preparation of skilled, passionate transformational leaders for churches, religious institutions, emerging faith communities and the wider world. Grounded in our Wesleyan tradition and influenced by our ecumenical commitments, we attend to the theological, spiritual and vocational formation of a diverse group of students involved in a wide range of pursuits. Expecting active participation in our community of learning, we maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect and openness, teaching how to engage in conversation with the past and with others so that new and faithful perspectives may emerge. We strive for our graduates to demonstrate a deep understanding of the heritage disciplines of religious study, to be highly competent in areas of practical theology and to show evidence of thoughtful reflection. We take seriously our responsibility for stewardship of the intellectual life of the church and our commitment to a just and sustainable world.

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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

$25,240

Out of state

$25,240

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
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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
    • 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. Examples: [Christian Counseling] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

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
$0
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
61%
Male Students
39%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian68.35%
  2. Black22.3%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities4.31%
  4. Asian2.88%
  5. Hispanic/Latino1.44%
  6. Not Specified0.72%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

154

Graduate students

154

Attendance breakdown

Full time
62%
Part time
38%

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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