Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Westminster Theological Seminary

Find Schools Near

Westminster Theological Seminary Overview

Westminster Theological Seminary is a private not-for-profit institution located in Glenside, Pennsylvania. Glenside is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Westminster Theological Seminary Known For?

  • The student loan default rate at Westminster Theological Seminary is 2%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Westminster Theological Seminary.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of the faculty were full-time.

Best Schools

Westminster Theological Seminary Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Westminster Theological Seminary.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Pastoral Specialized Ministries Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Theology & Religious Vocations Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Theological & Ministerial Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Westminster Theological Seminary has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Other Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Westminster Theological Seminary?


Contact details for Westminster Theological Seminary are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2960 W Church Rd, Glenside, PA 19038
Phone: 215-887-5511

How Do I Get Into Westminster Theological Seminary?

You can apply to Westminster Theological Seminary online at:

Can I Afford Westminster Theological Seminary?

1.9% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Westminster Theological Seminary is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Online Learning at Westminster Theological Seminary

395 Took All Classes Online
493 Took At Least One Class Online
3,778.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 493 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Westminster Theological Seminary has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 88th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Westminster Theological Seminary

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Westminster Theological Seminary was 3,778.5%. This is the #41 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Westminster Theological Seminary regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Westminster Theological Seminary majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 25%
Theology & Religious Vocations 26%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Westminster Theological Seminary ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Westminster Theological Seminary.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Theology & Religious Vocations #1
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries #1

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Westminster Theological Seminary Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 94 0 94
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 54 5 59
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 0 6 6
Biblical Studies 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 1 148 11 160


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.