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IPEDS ID: 220871
OPE ID: 01052900
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Memphis Theological Seminary
168 East Parkway South, Memphis, Tennessee 38104-4395
General information:  (901) 458-8232
Website:  www.memphisseminary.edu/
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  228 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.memphisseminary.edu/admissions
Apply Onlineapply.memphisseminary.edu
Financial Aidwww.memphisseminary.edu/federal-loans-benefits/
Net Price Calculatorwww.memphisseminary.edu
Disability Serviceswww.memphisseminary.edu
Mission Statement
  The mission of Memphis Theological Seminary is to educate and sustain men and women for ordained and lay Christian ministry in the church and the world through shaping and inspiring lives devoted to scholarship, piety, and justice.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
Religious Affiliation
Cumberland Presbyterian
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
None
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty130
Instructional130
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
Tuition$13,520
Fees$80
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all graduate)228
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 64%
Part-time: 36%Student Gender:
Male: 56%
Female: 44%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 59%
Hispanic/Latino: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 32%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--0
Category total--0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies18--
Category total18--
Theology and Religious Vocations
Divinity/Ministry38--
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other-14-
Category total3814-
Grand total56140
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
  • Institution did not award educational benefits in 2013-14.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological SchoolsAccredited since (01/01/1973)02/28/2019
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited since (01/01/1988)12/11/2018
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/143631.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate6.9%8.9%7.6%
Number in default664
Number in repayment866752
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)