Seminary and Institute at a Glance
    Footnotes

    “Seminary and Institute at a Glance,” Ensign, August 2017

    Seminary and Institute at a Glance

    seminary and institutes infographic
    • 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.

    Seminary Enrollment

    Around the world, 404,270 students are enrolled in seminary:

    • 220,717 (U.S.)

    • 183,553 (out of U.S.)

    Institute Enrollment

    Around the world, 357,760 students are enrolled in institute:

    • 137,740 (U.S.)

    • 220,020 (out of U.S.)

    Teachers

    Globally, more than 48,000 members teach seminary and institute. Only 6.4% are full-time or part-time instructors.