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