General Information About Starr King School for Ministry
Our Mission Link to the photo gallery 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 Strategic Goals In January of 2008, the Board of Trustees established a set of strategic goals: 1. Design and implement a new educational model 2. Plan and pursue short and long‐range fundraising goals and financial strategies 3. Develop and implement strategies for recruitment and marketing 4. Re‐organize and revitalize the board of trustees 5. Upgrade and integrate new technologies for education, communication and administration. President Rebecca Parker introduced and explained these goals in her Message from the President, February 2008 e-newsletter. ATS Accreditation In 2010, Starr King School received a ten year renewal (maximum term) of accreditation, with no notations, from the Association of Theological Schools Commission on Accrediting. The text of the ATS accreditation renewal letter and report, with recommendations, can be read here: ATS letter and report 2010.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Unitarian Universalist
- Master's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 76 Native American 0 Asian 0 African American 4 Hispanic 1 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates Enrolled FullTime Graduates 50