LSTC

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

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Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

 

LSTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Find our current accreditation status by clicking on the North Central Association "Mark" above.


The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
1100 East 55th Street
Chicago, IL 60615

General telephone numbers
Front desk 773-256-0700 
Toll free 800-635-1116
Fax 773-256-0782

 

Governance and Accreditation

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is governed by a board of directors composed of representatives of the 18 synods of ELCA Regions  4 and 5, a bishops’ representative from each of those regions, and  10 members elected by the Vocation and Education Unit of the ELCA.
 
LSTC’s Foundation Board of Trustees has 15 volunteer members who guide the seminary’s endowment investments.

LSTC’s Alumni Board advises the administration on alumni relations, continuing education, fundraising and communications.

Accreditation

The Lutheran School of Theology is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: M.Div, M.A. in Ministry, M.A. in Theological Studies, D.Min., Th.M., and Ph.D.  In addition, the following extension sites are accredited: Austin, Texas (M.Div.), and Sigtuna, Sweden (D.Min.).  The Commission contact information is:

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA  15275
USA
Telephone: 412-788-6505
Fax: 412-788-6510
Website: www.ats.edu

LSTC is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The current LSTC accreditation status is found via the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association "Mark" found at the top right side of this page.


Retention Profile of LSTC M.A. and M.Div. Students

As published on page 6 of the 2012-2014 Academic Catalog

 

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Entering Junior/First Year Students

60

55

40

57

64

Graduated within four years

50

29

20

25

35

Graduated within five years or more

4

19

14

30

17

Transferred to graduate from other institutions

2

2

0

0

1

Left program without graduating

4

5

6

2

11

 

 

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