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Starr King School for the Ministry

Starr King School for the Ministry
Oakland, CA


About

Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public
  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 84%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $65
  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $775
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $775
  • Financial Aid Available

    checkbox-alt Yes

Degrees Offered

Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Social Change, Certificate in Multi-Religious Studies, Certificate in Unitarian Universalism

Our Program

Starr King School emphasizes student-centered, holistic learning that cultivates habits for successful ministry and effective religious leadership.

The mission of Starr King School for the Ministry is to educate people for Unitarian Universalist ministry and for progressive religious leadership in society.

Starr King School’s distinctive educational approach is rooted in the Unitarian Universalist values of countering oppressions, cultivating multi-religious life and learning, and creating just and sustainable communities.

Starr King School aims to educate the whole person in the service of love, compassion, and justice, through:

  • Teaching by who we are and what we do
  • Student-centered participatory learning
  • Excellence and depth in religious studies
  • Formation in the arts of religious leadership
  • Service with congregations and communities
  • Active membership in the Graduate Theological Union
  • Deepening self-awareness and cultivating spiritual practice
  • Striving to live in right relationship with self, others, and the earth

For more information, please visit sksm.edu/discover-starr-king

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 84%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $65

Requirements

  • checkbox-alt TOEFL
  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadline

Rolling application, monthly submissions dates.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 110 Students
  • Female

    female 69% Female
  • Male

    male 31% Male

Inclusion

  • checkbox-alt all inclusive, LGBTQIA, committed to dismantling white supremacy

Clubs & Associations

Member of the Graduate Theological Union

Affiliate of the Unitarian Universalist Association

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $775
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $775
  • Financial Aid Available

    checkbox-alt Yes
  • Average Financial Aid Offer

    grad-aid $21,000

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Work-study Programs Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available

Location & Contact

Website & Other Links