Accreditation: Association of Theological Schools, Higher Learning Commission
Faculty: 32 professors (nine full-time, two part-time and 21 adjunct). The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1.
Enrollment: 329 students enrolled for the Fall 2012 semester
Gender: 58 percent of students are male; 42 percent are female.
Campus: GRTS and Cornerstone University share a 130-acre campus less than five miles northeast of downtown Grand Rapids and 40 minutes from Lake Michigan.
Cost: Tuition at GRTS is $490 per credit hour.
Financial Aid: 73 percent of those who apply for a scholarship or grant receive financial aid.
GRTS is a graduate school that prepares biblically and culturally informed ministry leaders for service through Christ’s church. The seminary exists to achieve the following six purposes:
- To advance biblical, theological and ministry knowledge and skill.
- To nurture theological, spiritual and leadership formation.
- To encourage the development of critical thinking and worldview formation governed by biblical teaching.
- To nurture a global ministry perspective.
- To enhance the cultural relevance of ministry practice within the bounds of a distinctively Christian theological framework.
- To encourage lifelong and collaborative learning.