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Calvin Theological Seminary

Graduate and Professional Programs

Grand Rapids, MI

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Overview

Calvin Theological Seminary / Graduate and Professional Programs is located in Grand Rapids, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Theology (Th M) Theology
Master of Arts (MA) Youth and family ministries
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Evangelism and teaching
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Preaching and worship
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Theological studies
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity New Testament
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Ancient near eastern languages and literature
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity History of Christianity
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity New church development
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Pastoral care and leadership
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Old Testament
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Contextual ministry
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity Youth and family ministries
Master of Arts (MA) Educational ministry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Historical theology
Master of Arts (MA) Missions and evangelism
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral care
Master of Arts (MA) Bible and theology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Systematic theology
Master of Arts (MA) Worship
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Philosophical and moral theology
Master of Theological Studies (MTS) Theological studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 87
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

152
Applied
135
Accepted
98
Enrolled
89%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Hebrew, Greek, and a modern foreign language

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 4

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

251
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.99%
Black or African American 3.98%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.59%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 20
Male (39)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Recent Trinity theory, Christian anthropology, Proverbs, reformed confessions, Paul's view of law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3233 Burton Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49546-4387
United States
Contact Dr. Cornelius Plantinga Jr.
Head
Email: sempres@calvinseminary.edu
Phone: 616-957-6024
Fax: 616-957-6536