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Theology Schools in Pennsylvania

There are 42 Pennsylvania schools offering theology programs. In 2010, 1,531 students graduated from programs at Pennsylvania theology schools. 683 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 563 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

1,458 students graduate from programs in Pennsylvania in theology, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of theology students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 123 students graduated with theology certificates, 52 with a degree at the associate's level, 563 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 683 with a master's level degree, and 110 with a degree at the doctorate level.

42 theology schools are in this state. And out of these, 42 schools are private. Tuition at a private theology school varies from $8,000 to $39,930.

Average tuition for programs in theology is $27,080. While the highest tuition for theology programs, which is $39,930 per year, is at Villanova University, the lowest tuition in this state is at the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania theology schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Theology Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

1,458 students graduate from programs in Pennsylvania in theology, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of theology students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 123 students graduated with theology certificates, 52 with a degree at the associate's level, 563 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 683 with a master's level degree, and 110 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Theology Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 70
  • Certificate 2007: 44
  • Certificate 2008: 104
  • Certificate 2009: 116
  • Certificate 2010: 123
  • Associate 2006: 30
  • Associate 2007: 26
  • Associate 2008: 42
  • Associate 2009: 42
  • Associate 2010: 52
  • Bachelor 2006: 409
  • Bachelor 2007: 486
  • Bachelor 2008: 522
  • Bachelor 2009: 534
  • Bachelor 2010: 563
  • Master 2006: 335
  • Master 2007: 368
  • Master 2008: 373
  • Master 2009: 577
  • Master 2010: 683
  • Doctorate 2006: 521
  • Doctorate 2007: 485
  • Doctorate 2008: 344
  • Doctorate 2009: 254
  • Doctorate 2010: 110

Theology Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania schools offer a total of 145 programs in theology. Of these programs, around 43.4% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Theology Program Availability in Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 26
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 34
  • Master: 63
  • Doctorate: 14

Career Trends

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35390
  • 25th Percentile: 50690
  • Median: 67830
  • 75th Percentile: 93620
  • 90th Percentile: 130140

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20850
  • 25th Percentile: 27800
  • Median: 41070
  • 75th Percentile: 51280
  • 90th Percentile: 61700

Career Trends

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59490
  • Median Salary 2007: 56860
  • Median Salary 2008: 61130
  • Median Salary 2009: 63820
  • Median Salary 2010: 67830
  • Total Employed 2006: 1140
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1280
  • Total Employed 2009: 1360
  • Total Employed 2010: 1250

Clergy — Employment Trend

Clergy — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30520
  • Median Salary 2007: 32890
  • Median Salary 2008: 35730
  • Median Salary 2009: 39020
  • Median Salary 2010: 41070
  • Total Employed 2006: 1460
  • Total Employed 2007: 1580
  • Total Employed 2008: 1670
  • Total Employed 2009: 1890
  • Total Employed 2010: 1660

Pennsylvania vs National Theology Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Theology Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 4.542% (2910)

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1. Neumann University

One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1298
(610) 459-0905

Neumann University offers one program in theology and Neumann is located in the suburbs of Aston, Pennsylvania.

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2. The Westminster Theological Seminary

2960 W Church Rd
Glenside, PA 19038
(215) 887-5511

The Westminster Theological Seminary offers eight theology programs. Specifically, WTS offers one certificate in theology to students, five master's level degrees in theology, and two theology degrees at the doctorate level. Westminster is located in the suburbs of Glenside, Pennsylvania. It is a 4-year institution. WTS is the largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering theology in terms of programs.

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3. The Biblical Theological Seminary

200 N Main St
Hatfield, PA 19440
(215) 368-5000

The Biblical Theological Seminary is in the suburbs of Hatfield, Pennsylvania. This school offers seven programs in theology. More specifically, students are offered two theology certificates by this school, four master's level degrees in theology, and one theology degree at the doctorate level. This school is a 4-year institution.

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4. The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

616 N Highland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-2596
(412) 362-5610

The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary offers four programs in theology. More specifically, students are offered three degrees at the master's level in theology by this school and one degree at the doctorate level in theology. It is 4.4 miles from the center of the city.

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5. The Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary

7418 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208-2594
(412) 731-8690

The Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, which is near the center of the city, is located in Pittsburgh, PA. RPTS offers three theology programs. Out of those, this school offers students two theology degrees at the master's level and one doctorate level theology degree. 100 students seek degrees in three programs at RPTS, overall.

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6. Thiel College

75 College Ave
Greenville, PA 16125-2181
(724) 589-2000

Thiel College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1866. Thiel is in Greenville, PA. This liberal arts college offers three degrees at the associates level and 36 degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 1,096 students sought degrees from the 37 programs at this very small school. It offers subjects such as business management and risk management. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits Thiel. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

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7. Valley Forge Christian College

1401 Charlestown Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(610) 935-0450

Valley Forge Christian College is in the suburbs of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. It offers nine theology programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in theology to students, one degree at the associate's level in theology, and seven bachelor's level degrees in theology. VFCC is a 4-year institution.

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8. The Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia

6063 Drexel Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 473-1212

The Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia is 5.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one theology program. 110 students pursue degrees in one program at this school, overall.

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9. Gratz College

7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027-3010
(215) 635-7300x185

Gratz College is in the suburbs of Melrose Park, Pennsylvania. Gratz offers five theology programs. Out of those, it offers two theology certificates to students and three master's level degrees in theology. In terms of programs, this very small school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering theology.

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10. Lancaster Bible College

901 Eden Rd
Lancaster, PA 17601-5036
(717) 569-7071

Lancaster Bible College is located in the suburbs of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It offers six theology programs. Specifically, it offers students two certificates in theology, one associate's level degree in theology, one bachelor's level theology degree, and two master's level degrees in theology. Overall, 1,112 students pursue degrees in 12 programs at this school.

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11. Bryn Athyn College of the New Church

801 Tomlinson Rd
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009-0717
(267) 502-2543

Bryn Athyn College of the New Church is in the suburbs of Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania and it offers one program in theology. Overall, 223 students pursue degrees in nine Bryn Athyn programs.

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12. The Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius

3605 Perrysville Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
(412) 321-7550

The Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius offers one theology program and Byzantine Catholic Seminary, which is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

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13. The Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary - Overbrook

100 East Wynnewood Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096
(610) 667-3394

The Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook is in the suburbs of Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. This school offers four programs in theology. More specifically, students are offered two theology certificates by this school and two degrees at the master's level in theology. 243 students pursue degrees in five Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook programs, overall.

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14. The Won Institute of Graduate Studies

137 S Easton Rd
Glenside, PA 19038-4535
(215) 884-8942

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies is located in the suburbs of Glenside, Pennsylvania and this school offers one program in theology.

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15. Westminster College

319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 16172
(724) 946-8761

Founded in 1852, Westminster College is a 4-year institution. It is in town of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. It offers subjects such as history, physics, and art. Students are offered 47 degrees at the bachelors level and six masters level degrees by Westminister. In 2010, 1,585 students sought degrees from the 53 programs at WC. Westminister is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. WC is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

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16. The Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry

311 Eleventh St
Ambridge, PA 15003-2397
(724) 266-3838

The Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry offers four programs in theology. More specifically, it offers students three degrees at the master's level in theology and one doctorate level degree in theology. It is located in the suburbs of Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

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17. Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

1299 Church Rd
Wyncote, PA 19095-1898
(215) 576-0800

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College is in the suburbs of Wyncote, Pennsylvania and RRC offers one program in theology. This school is a 4-year institution.

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18. The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

7301 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19119-1794
(215) 248-4616

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia offers seven theology programs. Specifically, it offers students two theology certificates, three degrees at the master's level in theology, and two degrees at the doctorate level in theology. This school is 7.6 miles from the center of the city. 260 students pursue degrees in seven LTSP programs, overall.

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19. The Baptist Bible College and Seminary

538 Venard Rd
Clarks Summit, PA 18411-1250
(570) 586-2400

The Baptist Bible College and Seminary is in the suburbs of Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. This school offers ten programs in theology. Specifically, Baptist Bible College offers one certificate in theology to students, one associate's level degree in theology, two degrees at the bachelor's level in theology, four theology degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level theology degrees. Overall, 995 students pursue degrees in 13 Baptist Bible College and Seminary programs.

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20. The Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary

1380 S. Valley Forge Road
Lansdale, PA 19446-4797
(215) 368-7538x207

The Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary is in the suburbs of Lansdale, Pennsylvania. Calvary offers four theology programs. Out of those, this specialized school offers three theology degrees at the master's level to students and one theology degree at the doctorate level.

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21. The Lancaster Theological Seminary

555 W James St
Lancaster, PA 17603-2897
(717) 393-0654

The Lancaster Theological Seminary is near the heart of downtown. It offers two theology programs. Of those, Lancaster Seminary offers one theology degree at the master's level to students and one doctorate level theology degree. Overall, 145 students pursue degrees in two programs at Lancaster Seminary.

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22. Philadelphia Biblical University - Langhorne

200 Manor Ave
Langhorne, PA 19047-2990
(215) 752-5800

Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne offers two theology programs. It offers students two degrees at the master's level in theology. This small school is located in the suburbs of Langhorne, Pennsylvania. This school is a 4-year institution.

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23. Bethel Seminary of the East

2325 Maryland Road- Suite 225
Willow Grove, PA 19090
(215) 659-1000

Bethel Seminary of the East is in the suburbs of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. This school offers five programs in theology. More specifically, it offers students three certificates in theology and two degrees at the master's level in theology. Bethel is a 4-year institution.

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24. The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

61 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1795
(717) 334-6286

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg offers four programs in theology. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in theology by it and three master's level degrees in theology. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in theology.

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25. Yeshivath Beth Moshe

930 Hickory St
Scranton, PA 18505
(570) 346-1747

Yeshivath Beth Moshe, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Scranton, PA. This school offers three programs in theology. Out of those, students are offered one theology degree at the bachelor's level by it and two master's level theology degrees.

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26. DeSales University

2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
(610) 282-1100

DeSales University is located in the suburbs of Center Valley, Pennsylvania and it offers one program in theology.

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27. Messiah College

One College Ave
Grantham, PA 17027
(717) 766-2511

Messiah College is located in the suburbs of Grantham, Pennsylvania. It offers two theology programs. This school offers students two bachelor's level degrees in theology. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering theology in terms of programs.

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28. La Salle University

1900 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
(215) 951-1000

La Salle University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It offers three programs in theology. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in theology by this school and one theology degree at the master's level. La Salle is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

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29. Villanova University

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699
(610) 519-4500

Villanova University is located in the suburbs of Villanova, Pennsylvania. Nova offers two programs in theology. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in theology by it and one degree at the master's level in theology.

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30. Chestnut Hill College

9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
(215) 248-7000

Chestnut Hill College, which is 9.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Philadelphia, PA. Chestnut Hill offers two theology programs. More specifically, this school offers one theology certificate to students and one degree at the master's level in theology. It is a 4-year institution.

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31. Marywood University

2300 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA 18509-1598
(570) 348-6211

Marywood University, which is 2.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Scranton, PA. This school offers two programs in theology. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in theology and one master's level theology degree. 3,479 students pursue degrees in 126 programs at this school, overall.

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32. The Evangelical Theological Seminary

121 S College St
Myerstown, PA 17067-1222
(717) 866-5775x2107

The Evangelical Theological Seminary is in the suburbs of Myerstown, Pennsylvania. This school offers two programs in theology. Evangelical offers students two certificates in theology. In terms of programs, Evangelical is the third biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering theology.

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33. Saint Vincent Seminary

300 Fraser Purchase Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
(724) 805-2592

Saint Vincent Seminary offers one program in theology and it is located in the suburbs of Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

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34. The Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

1200 Main St
Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650
(610) 861-1360

The Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bethlehem, PA. It offers four theology programs. Out of those, this liberal arts college offers students one certificate in theology and three theology degrees at the master's level. Overall, 2,032 students pursue degrees in 41 programs at this school.

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35. Seton Hill University

1 Seton Hill Dr
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 834-2200

Seton Hill University is located in the suburbs of Greensburg, Pennsylvania and SHU offers one theology program. 2,258 students pursue degrees in 74 Seton Hill programs, overall.

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36. Mercyhurst College

501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546
(814) 824-2000

Mercyhurst College offers three theology programs. Out of those, it offers one theology certificate to students, one associate's level degree in theology, and one degree at the bachelor's level in theology. This liberal arts college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Erie, PA. This liberal arts college is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

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37. Waynesburg University

51 W College St
Waynesburg, PA 15370-1257
(724) 627-8191

Waynesburg University offers one theology program. Overall, 2,516 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this school.

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38. Carlow University

3333 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165
(412) 578-6000

Carlow University, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Pittsburgh, PA and this school offers one program in theology. It is a 4-year institution.

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39. Gannon University

109 W Sixth St
Erie, PA 16541-0001
(814) 871-7000

Gannon University offers two theology programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in theology to students and one master's level degree in theology. This school is in the center of Erie. Overall, 4,219 students seek degrees in 105 Gannon University programs.

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40. Alvernia University

400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, PA 19607-1799
(610) 796-8200

Founded in 1958, Alvernia University is a 4-year institution. Alvernia, which is near the center of the city, is in Reading, PA. Students are offered four associates level degrees, 45 degrees at the bachelors level, and eight masters level degrees by this small school. 2,906 students sought degrees from the 49 programs at Alvernia in 2010. This school offers subjects such as criminal justice and biochemistry. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it.

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41. Duquesne University

Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
(412) 396-6000

Duquesne University is located in the center of Pittsburgh. This university offers seven programs in theology. Out of those, students are offered one theology certificate by it, one theology degree at the bachelor's level, four degrees at the master's level in theology, and one doctorate level degree in theology. Overall, 10,161 students pursue degrees in 206 programs at this university. It is the second largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering theology.

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42. Geneva College

3200 College Ave
Beaver Falls, PA 15010-3599
(724) 846-5100

Geneva College is in the suburbs of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. It offers five programs in theology. Specifically, students are offered two associate's level degrees in theology by this liberal arts college and three bachelor's level theology degrees. This school is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering theology programs.

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43. King's College

133 N River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711-0801
(570) 208-5900

King's College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1946. It is located in the suburbs of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. It offers eight certificates, five degrees at the associates level, 37 bachelors level degrees, and six degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 2,725 students pursued degrees from the 45 programs at this liberal arts college. It offers subjects including business and special education. King's is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This school is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

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44. Eastern University

1300 Eagle Rd
St. Davids, PA 19087-3696
(610) 341-5800

Eastern University offers seven programs in theology. Of those, students are offered four theology degrees at the bachelor's level by it, two master's level theology degrees, and one doctorate level degree in theology. It is located in the suburbs of St. Davids, Pennsylvania. EU is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this medium-sized school ranks seventh in the state of Pennsylvania.

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45. Saint Francis University

117 Evergreen Dr
Loretto, PA 15940
(814) 472-3000

Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is a 4-year institution. It is in Loretto, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers subjects such as technology, teaching, and healthcare. Students are offered one certificate, seven associates level degrees, 50 degrees at the bachelors level, eight degrees at the masters level, and one doctoral level degree by it. In 2010, 2,449 students sought degrees from the 62 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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46. Saint Vincent College

300 Fraser Purchase Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
(724) 539-9761

Saint Vincent College is in the suburbs of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. This school offers two theology programs. It offers students two bachelor's level theology degrees. It is a 4-year institution.

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47. Immaculata University

1145 King Rd
Immaculata, PA 19345-0702
(610) 647-4400

Immaculata University is located in the suburbs of Immaculata, Pennsylvania. IU offers four programs in theology. Out of those, this school offers students two theology degrees at the associate's level and two bachelor's level theology degrees. This school is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering theology.