307 institute classes worldwide have only one student.
1,549 seminary classes worldwide have only one student.
9 students form the average seminary class.
592 students make up the largest institute class in the world.
88.8% of seminary programs gather in a meetinghouse or home rather than a seminary-specific building.
152 countries have seminary or institute classes.
Around the world, 404,270 students are enrolled in seminary:
183,553 (out of U.S.)
Around the world, 357,760 students are enrolled in institute:
220,020 (out of U.S.)
Globally, more than 48,000 members teach seminary and institute. Only 6.4% are full-time or part-time instructors.
All data taken from 2014–15 records
First seminary opens (near Granite High School in Utah), with 70 students.
First institute classes begin (near the University of Idaho), with 25 students.
Ninety-eight seminary programs in operation.
Seventeen institute programs in operation.
First early-morning seminary classes held.
Early-morning seminary program begins in 11 stakes in California.
First home-study classes created (held in rural Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois).
Early-morning seminary program expands across the world, beginning in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Worldwide satellite broadcasts for young adults begin.
Worldwide seminary schedule is adjusted to allow all students to study the same scripture course.
Graduation requirements changed to emphasize greater application of God’s word in students’ lives.