Lancaster Theological Seminary

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2019 Default Rate
6%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
73
60.3% Full-Time

About

Lancaster Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in Lancaster County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Lancaster Theological Seminary were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (17 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lancaster Theological Seminary. 42.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (11 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lancaster Theological Seminary was 6%, which represents 3 out of the 50 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Lancaster Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 73 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lancaster Theological Seminary is 44 students and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 60.3% of students enrolled at Lancaster Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lancaster Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.2% White, 28.8% Black or African American, 1.37% Asian, and 1.37% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.9%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and Black or African American Male (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lancaster Theological Seminary in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73 students. The full-time enrollment at Lancaster Theological Seminary is 44 and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 60.3% of students enrolled at Lancaster Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    41 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    21 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lancaster Theological Seminary is 56.2% White, 28.8% Black or African American, 1.37% Asian, and 1.37% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 3 fewer women than men received degrees from Lancaster Theological Seminary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lancaster Theological Seminary is black or african american (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Lancaster Theological Seminary is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (17 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lancaster Theological Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (21 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lancaster Theological Seminary are Clergy (75,499 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (9,354 people), Other managers (6,962 people), Postsecondary teachers (4,622 people), and Education administrators (4,507 people).

The most specialized majors at Lancaster Theological Seminary in 2022 are Theology (21 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lancaster Theological Seminary are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Lancaster Theological Seminary are Theology (21 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lancaster Theological Seminary are Religious organizations (82,746 people), Elementary & secondary schools (23,116 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,032 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,773 people), and Construction (8,294 people).

The most specialized majors at Lancaster Theological Seminary are Theology (21 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Lancaster Theological Seminary was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 17 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
9
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Lancaster Theological Seminary, which is 1.33 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (9).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 1.43 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 0.7 times less than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded
  2. White
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lancaster Theological Seminary is black or african american (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Male
    7 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lancaster Theological Seminary is black or african american male (7 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (5 degrees).

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Operations

Lancaster Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $14.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 702k (4.73%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Lancaster Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of 3.49M. Lancaster Theological Seminary employs 4 Professors, 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at Lancaster Theological Seminary are Male Professor (2), Female Professor (2), and Female Assistant professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lancaster Theological Seminary are: Management, with 2 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 2 employees.

Endowment

$14.8M
2022 Endowment
14.2%
decline from 2021

Lancaster Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $14.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lancaster Theological Seminary declined 14.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.18M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.48M
2022 Salaries
14.7%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Lancaster Theological Seminary paid a median of $1.48M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($3.49M) and a 14.7% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$390k
Instructional Salaries
5
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lancaster Theological Seminary paid a total of $390k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lancaster Theological Seminary were Professor with 4 employees, and Assistant professor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lancaster Theological Seminary were Management with 2 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lancaster Theological Seminary was Male Professor with 2 employees, Female Professor with 2 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lancaster Theological Seminary.

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