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United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

Overview

United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities / Graduate Programs is located in New Brighton, MN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Divinity (M Div) Methodist studies
Master of Arts in Religious Leadership (MARL) Urban ministry
Master of Arts (MA) Leadership toward racial justice
Master of Arts (MA) Methodist studies
(Certificate) Ministry renewal and professional development
Master of Divinity (M Div) Leadership toward racial justice
Master of Arts (MA) Theology and the arts
Master of Divinity (M Div) Women's studies: religion, theology and ministry
Master of Divinity (M Div) Urban ministry
Master of Arts (MA) Women's studies: religion, theology and ministry
(Certificate) Theological and religious studies
(Diploma) Advanced theological studies
Master of Divinity (M Div) Justice and peace studies
Master of Arts in Religious Leadership (MARL) Pastoral care and counseling
(Certificate) Leadership toward racial justice
Master of Divinity (M Div) Pastoral care and counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Urban ministry
Doctor of Ministry (D Min) Ministry
Master of Arts (MA) Justice and peace studies
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral care and counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Religion and theology
(Certificate) Methodist studies
Master of Divinity (M Div) Theology and the arts

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
48
Accepted
41
Enrolled
98%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st November 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75; strong analytical, reflective thinking and writing skills; vocational and academic goals compatible with those of Seminary
Doctoral Degree Requirements M Div or equivalent, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 years experience in professional ministry
Additional Entrance Requirements BA or equivalent life experience; strong analytical, reflective thinking and writing skills (Certificate); proficiency in English language, previous study of theology at a theological school, recommendation of student's denomination (Diploma)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

151
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.66%
Black or African American 3.31%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 62.91%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 28
Male (15)
Female (21)

Location & Contact

Address 3000 Fifth Street, NW
New Brighton, MN  55112-2598
United States
Contact Dr. Sharron M. Tan
Dean of the Seminary
Email: sebbers@unitedseminary.edu
Phone: 651-255-6143 ext. 108
Fax: 651-633-4315