Western Seminary Graduate Schools

Western Seminary is a Private, 4 years school located in Portland, OR. It is classified as a Theological seminaries, Bible college, and other faith-related institution school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Western Seminary is $15,468 in average. The school has 826 students (all graduate).

Graduate School Overview

Western Seminary is a Private, 4 years school located in Portland, OR. It is classified as a Theological seminaries, Bible college, and other faith-related institution school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (1/1/2000 - Current).
Western Seminary Directory Information
School NameWestern Seminary
Address5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3367
Phone503-517-1800
Webhttps://www.westernseminary.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.westernseminary.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.westernseminary.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Western Seminary is $15,468 in average. The school has 826 students (all graduate).
It offers total 10 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,468
Student Population826
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs10 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
The graduate tuition & fees at Western Seminary is $15,468 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $617.
Western Seminary offers the alternative tuition plans.
Western Seminary offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Western Seminary is $15,468. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.10% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$13,560$660
2018-2019$14,040$660
2019-2020$14,400$660
2020-2021$14,640$660
2021-2022$14,808$660
The graduate school tuition & fees of Western Seminary is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Oregon. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Oregon graduate tuition is $24,384 (public) / $20,334 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Western Seminary$15,468
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Oregon Graduate Schools$18,481$21,154
Public$17,693$24,384
Private$20,334
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $617 at Western Seminary. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.15% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$565
2018-2019$585
2019-2020$600
2020-2021$610
2021-2022$617

Graduate Programs at Western Seminary

Western Seminary offers 10 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 160 students have completed their study at Western Seminary.
Offered Degrees at Western Seminary
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree52138
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3014
Post Bachelor's Degree208
Total102160
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Western Seminary by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Theological and Ministerial Studies (other) program with 11 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Theology/Theological Studies program with 48 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology program with 6 completers.
Western Seminary offers 10 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 160 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 138 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] (2 completers) 97 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology6-
Theology/Theological Studies48-
Divinity/Ministry41-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling41-
Total138
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies4-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 10 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology6-
Divinity/Ministry4-
Total14
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 8 completers-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling0-
Total8

Graduate Student Population at Western Seminary

For academic year 2021-2022, total 826 students enrolled into Western Seminary graduate schools . By attending status, there are 89 full-time and 737 part-time graduate students. By gender, 568 male and 258 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total826568258
Full-time895831
Part-tme737510227
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 560 White (67.80%), 31 Black/African American (3.75%), 46 Hispanic (5.57%), 102 Asian (12.35%), and 87 students with other races. 4 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total826568258
American Indian/Native American220
Asian1026735
Black/African American311813
Hispanic463016
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander440
White560394166
Two More291811
Un-Known483315
Non-resident Alien422
Western Seminary offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 325 graduate students (39.35% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 170 graduate students (20.58% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total826
Enrolled Online Exclusively325
Enrolled Some Online Courses170
Not in Online Courses331

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