McCormick Theological Seminary Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6417 of 14,131 In the World
#1757 of 2,597 In North America
#1671 of 2,496 In the United States
#70 of 100 In Illinois
#25 of 38 In Chicago
#639 of 1,011 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
#4417 of 5,073 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Graduates
221
Male:Female Ratio
58:42
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Acceptance rate
72%*

* McCormick Theological Seminary is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

McCormick Theological Seminary Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

221 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 104 (47%)
Asian 41 (19%)
Hispanic 29 (13%)
White 27 (12%)
Nonresident Alien 20 (9%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

Graduates
Tuition in-district $8,640
Tuition in-state $8,640
Tuition out-of-state $8,640
Fee in-district $770
Fee in-state $770
Fee out-of-state $770

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 55
Room charge $4,635

McCormick Theological Seminary Majors

Major Master's Doctoral
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 17
Divinity & Ministry 10
Theology & Theological Studies 6
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 4
Grand Total 20 17

Publications & Citations

Publications
105
Citations
252

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
92 / 241
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
49 / 152
Philosophy
28 / 35
Sociology
28 / 133
History
23 / 42
Art & Design
17 / 17
Psychology
10 / 19
Literature
8 / 3
Gender Studies
7 / 10
Classics and Ancient History
7 / 11
Education Majors
4 / 8
Art History
4 / 0
Aesthetics
4 / 14
Social Psychology
4 / 11
Law
4 / 30
Political Science
4 / 31
Media Studies
3 / 0
Human Rights Law
2 / 29
Communications and Public Relations
2 / 1
Nursing
1 / 0
Linguistics
1 / 0
Library and Information science
1 / 0
Environmental Science
1 / 0
Urban and Regional planning
1 / 0
Computer Science
1 / 0
Medicine
1 / 0
Anthropology
1 / 0
Singing and Vocal Performance
1 / 0
Public Health
1 / 0
Sexology
1 / 0
Creative Writing
1 / 1
Special Education
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 3
1992 1 1
1993 1 1
1994 0 2
1995 1 1
1996 0 2
1997 2 0
1998 0 1
1999 1 1
2000 3 1
2001 2 5
2002 1 0
2003 3 10
2004 2 5
2005 3 5
2006 1 11
2007 2 16
2008 2 18
2009 3 17
2010 3 22
2011 3 28
2012 3 11
2013 1 8
2014 4 21
2015 2 16
2016 5 10
2017 0 10
2018 7 6
2019 3 5
2020 5 7
2021 7 6

Notable alumni

  1. Bobby Rush

    Bobby Rush
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in McCormick Theological Seminary
    In 1998 graduated with Master of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianinsurance brokerpriest
    Biography

    Bobby Lee Rush is an American politician, activist and pastor who is the U.S. representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district, serving in Congress for almost three decades. A civil rights activist during the 1960s, Rush co-founded the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.

  2. Frank Moore Cross

    Frank Moore Cross
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2012 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    theologianhistorianuniversity teacherarchaeologist
    Biography

    Frank Moore Cross Jr. was the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages Emeritus at Harvard University, notable for his work in the interpretation of the Dead Sea Scrolls, his 1973 magnum opus Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic, and his work in Northwest Semitic epigraphy. Many of his essays on the latter topic have since been collected in Leaves from an Epigrapher's Notebook.

  3. Russell L. Blaisdell

    Russell L. Blaisdell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1910-2007 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Russell L. Blaisdell was an American minister and United States Air Force Chaplain colonel who organised the so-called "Kiddy Car Airlift," the rescue of 964 orphans and 80 orphanage staff from Seoul in the face of the Chinese advance during the Korean War on December 20, 1950.

  4. Steven A. Schaick

    Steven A. Schaick
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Steven Alan Schaick is a retired major general in the United States Air Force, and an ordained Presbyterian minister, who last served as the 19th Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force. He previously served as the 25th Deputy Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force, Headquarters U. S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. As the deputy chief of chaplains, he was a member of the special staff of the Chief of Staff, Schaick assists the Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force in establishing guidance on all matters pertaining to the religious and moral welfare of Air Force personnel and their dependents and directing and maintaining a trained, equipped and professional Chaplain Corps of more than 2,200 chaplains and chaplain assistants from the active and Air Reserve components. As a member of the Armed Forces Chaplains Board, he and other members advise the Secretary of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff on religious, ethical and quality-of-life concerns.

  5. Frederick W. Hinitt

    Frederick W. Hinitt
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1866-1927 (aged 61)
    Biography

    Frederick W. Hinitt was the 4th president of Washington & Jefferson College.

General info

Total FTE staff 49
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and Contacts

Address 5460 S. University
Chicago, Illinois, 60615
United States
City population 2,746,000
Phone 7739476300