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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:  208 (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 2018Full timePart time
Total faculty150
Instructional150
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2019-2020
Tuition$15,080
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 2017-2018, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2017-2018, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2018
Total enrollment (all graduate)208
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 72%
Part-time: 28%Student Gender:
Male: 59%
Female: 41%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 56%
Hispanic/Latino: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 38%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: -1%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
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) 2018-2019
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 Studies15--
Category total15--
Theology and Religious Vocations
Divinity/Ministry17--
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other-7-
Category total177-
Grand total3270
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
  • 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)07/31/2020
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.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary001
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence111
b. Dating violence100
c. Stalking210
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • 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.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201620152014
Default rate12.3%6.9%8.9%
Number in default1166
Number in repayment898667
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)