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Most Popular Schools for Theology/Theological Studies Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Liberty University 1,300 9% $33,544
2 Franciscan University of Steubenville 158 22% $34,490
3 Fuller Theological Seminary in California 148 25% N/A
4 Covenant Theological Seminary 103 70% N/A
5 Duquesne University 93 4% $44,567
6 Rabbinical Seminary of America 84 79% $17,800
7 Yeshivath Viznitz 82 100% $16,100
8 Boston College 79 2% $60,706
9 University of Notre Dame 75 2% $60,117
10 The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 73 18% $23,914
11 Yale University 69 2% $61,620
12 Harvard University 67 1% $59,950
13 Saint Leo University 66 1% $33,200
14 Sacred Heart Major Seminary 60 73% $31,767
15 The Baptist College of Florida 58 52% $16,738
16 University of Chicago 54 1% $64,988
17 King's University 51 61% $12,675
18 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 46 24% $15,679
19 Holy Apostles College and Seminary 45 65% $10,820
20 University of Saint Mary of the Lake 45 100% N/A
21 Seton Hall University 44 2% $50,318
22 Wheaton College 42 5% $42,390
23 Luther Rice University & Seminary 42 14% $7,082
24 Hood Theological Seminary 42 100% N/A
25 Pentecostal Theological Seminary 41 100% N/A
26 Lincoln Christian University 38 14% $26,434
27 Emory University 37 1% $59,908
28 Luther Seminary 37 34% N/A
29 Regent University 35 3% $28,368
30 Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary 34 11% N/A
31 Calvin Theological Seminary 34 47% N/A
32 Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook 34 52% $37,000
33 University of Dallas 32 5% $48,710
34 Eastern University 32 3% $42,192
35 Saint Paul School of Theology 32 100% N/A
36 Southern Methodist University 31 1% $61,355
37 Vanderbilt University 31 1% $61,112
38 Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies 30 100% N/A
39 Duke University 29 1% $61,748
40 Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel 28 100% $11,200
41 University of Northwestern-St Paul 27 4% $40,120
42 Biola University 26 2% $46,624
43 Sh'or Yoshuv Rabbinical College 25 100% $18,300
44 Yeshiva of Nitra Rabbinical College 25 100% $15,300
45 Palm Beach Atlantic University 24 4% $39,302
46 Villanova University 24 1% $58,736
47 Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York 24 31% N/A
48 Oakwood University 23 6% $36,295
49 Moody Bible Institute 23 4% $26,776
50 St John's University-New York 23 1% $56,971
51 Universidad Adventista de las Antillas 22 12% $16,025
52 Warner University 22 8% $29,879
53 Seattle University 21 1% $52,605
54 Campbellsville University 21 3% $33,628
55 University of Dayton 21 1% $49,540
56 Princeton Theological Seminary 21 15% N/A
57 Western Seminary 21 19% N/A
58 Bob Jones University 21 2% $23,050
59 Faith Evangelical College & Seminary 21 24% $8,360
60 Carver Bible College 21 100% $15,702
61 Iliff School of Theology 20 40% N/A
62 Bethel Seminary-St Paul 20 19% N/A
63 Mount St Mary's University 19 3% $48,858
64 Concordia Seminary 19 21% N/A
65 Bethel College-Indiana 19 3% $35,430
66 Southern Adventist University 18 3% $30,874
67 The Master's College and Seminary 18 5% $42,147
68 Saint Meinrad School of Theology 18 34% N/A
69 Saint Johns University 18 4% $48,546
70 Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family 18 95% N/A
71 Newman University 17 3% $34,408
72 William Jessup University 17 6% $38,447
73 Saint Patrick's Seminary and University 17 81% N/A
74 Loyola University Chicago 17 0% $51,273
75 Asbury Theological Seminary 17 8% N/A
76 The General Theological Seminary 17 34% N/A
77 St Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry 17 77% N/A
78 Rabbinical College Telshe 17 100% $16,700
79 Northeastern Seminary 17 57% N/A
80 Boston University 16 0% $61,446
81 Creighton University 16 1% $48,058
82 Westminster Theological Seminary 16 17% N/A
83 University of St Thomas 16 1% $41,486
84 Wesley Theological Seminary 15 14% N/A
85 Saint Louis University 15 1% $53,438
86 Shepherds Theological Seminary 15 100% $7,770
87 Providence College 14 1% $57,625
88 Georgian Court University 14 2% $43,276
89 Columbia International University 14 5% $32,130
90 Loyola Marymount University 14 1% $57,379
91 Wesley Biblical Seminary 14 50% N/A
92 Biblical Theological Seminary 14 15% N/A
93 St Catherine University 13 1% $47,012
94 Seattle Pacific University 13 1% $47,674
95 Anderson University 13 2% $39,390
96 Andrews University 13 2% $35,538
97 Concordia University-Irvine 12 1% $43,550
98 Drew University 12 2% $59,362
99 Lipscomb University 12 1% $40,448
100 Colorado Christian University 12 2% $38,130

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Theology/Theological Studies program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.