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Summer 2003 Rapport: Annual Report 2002-2003

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From the Office of Admissions, Records and Financial Aid...

Dorothea Lotter
Director of Admissions,
Records and Financial Aid

Enrollment Highest on Record!

Enrollment at AGTS rose for the fifth consecutive year, reaching an all time high of 496 during fall 2002. The previous record of 447 was set 15 years earlier in spring 1987. The spring 2003 semester finished strong, reflecting a growth of 8.3% above the previous year, with 471 students registered. Summer 2003 is consistent and expected to reach 430.

Final Fall Enrollment, 1998-2002

Year Total Resident D. Min. Cont. Ed. ISP/DR Hours
2002 496
(+13.5%)

311
(+6.5%)

63
(+8.6%)
111
(+56.3%)
11
(-31.3%)
3,261
(+11.2%)
2001 437 292 58 71 16 2,933
2000 413 270 59 62 22 2,667
1999 385 231 64 69 21 2,453
1998 360 227 38 70 25 2,318

Fall Semester Profile

Degree Programs Pursued: doctor of ministry, +9%; master of divinity, +13%; and master of arts in theological studies, Christian ministries, counseling, and intercultural ministries, +17%.

Geographic Origin: Seminarians represented 46 states and 24 countries. The states with the highest enrollment included Missouri, Florida, Pennsylvania, California, Illinois, Iowa, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Washington.

Gender balance: Of those enrolled, 30% were women.

Age range: The median age for resident students was 33; continuing education, 42; Doctor of Ministry, 49.

Denomination affiliation: 83% were Assemblies of God.

Ethnicity: Ethnic groups comprised 16% of the student body.

College background: 67% attended Bible-affiliated colleges or universities.

Degrees Awarded

At the thirtieth annual commencement on May 3, a total of 120 degrees were awarded to 117 graduates.

Alumni

AGTS alumni serve in 125 countries and include:

  • 1,100 pastors;
  • 1,300 missionaries;
  • 128 military, industrial, and institutional chaplains;
  • 160 college presidents, vice presidents, deans, professors, principals and teachers;
  • 70 district and national church leaders and staff.


Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 5:04 PM

 

 
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