Western Seminary Graduate School

Western Seminary is a Private, 4 years school located in Portland, OR.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Western Seminary is $16,068 in average. The school has 818 students (all graduate).

Graduate School Overview

Western Seminary is a Private, 4 years school located in Portland, OR.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Western Seminary is $16,068 in average. The school has 818 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 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,068
Student Population818
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 $16,068 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $642.
Western Seminary offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$15,408
Required Fees$660
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$642
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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Western Seminary is $16,068.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$14,040$660
2019-2020$14,400$660
2020-2021$14,640$660
2021-2022$14,808$660
2022-2023$15,408$660
2023-2024--
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 $19,793 and the Oregon graduate tuition is $26,845 (public) / $22,682 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Western Seminary$16,068
All Graduate Schools$16,068$19,793
Public$11,516$20,721
Private$19,916
Oregon Graduate Schools$19,235$23,389
Public$19,050$26,845
Private$22,682

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, 173 students have completed their study at Western Seminary.
Offered Degrees at Western Seminary
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree52153
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship309
Post Bachelor's Degree2011
Total102173
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 Divinity/Ministry program with 69 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Divinity/Ministry program with 4 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 173 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 153 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 11 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) 123 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology1-
Theology/Theological Studies52-
Divinity/Ministry69-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling30-
Total153
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies3-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 6 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology2-
Divinity/Ministry4-
Total9
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 11 completers-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences --
Total11

Graduate Student Population at Western Seminary

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 817 students enrolled into Western Seminary graduate schools . By attending status, there are 56 full-time and 761 part-time graduate students. By gender, 559 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
Total817559258
Full-time562531
Part-tme761534227
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 578 White (70.75%), 34 Black/African American (4.16%), 28 Hispanic (3.43%), 76 Asian (9.30%), and 101 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total817559258
American Indian/Native American110
Asian764432
Black/African American342410
Hispanic28199
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander440
White578407171
Two More332112
Un-Known633924
Non-resident Alien000
Western Seminary offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 402 graduate students (49.20% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 68 graduate students (8.32% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total817
Enrolled Online Exclusively402
Enrolled Some Online Courses68
Not in Online Courses347

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