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Fast Facts

Student Body (2010-14)

  • Average over 100 students, representing 16 denominations & faith traditions
  • 70% enrolled part-time
  • 22% racial/ethnic diversity
  • 27% ages 22-34
  • 29% ages 35-49
  • 44% age 50+

Enrollment by Degree (2010-14)

  • MDiv 48%
  • MACC 25%
  • MATS 15%
  • Non-Degree 8%
  • Formative Spirituality & Spiritual Direction Certificates 2%

Statement of Educational Effectiveness

The Association of Theological Schools requires accredited institutions to publish a statement regarding educational effectiveness. The following statistics are based on students who entered and graduated from our degree programs from 2012-2017. 

Master of Divinity (2012-2017)

  • Number of MDiv students graduated: 43
  • Average time to graduation: 4 years
  • Average number of months from graduation to first position: 2 months
  • Post-graduation occupations include congregational ministry (64%), specialized ministry (18%), chaplaincy (8%), further studies (8%), counseling (2%)
  • Of the graduates, 31 full-time students completed their degrees in an average of 3.5 years, and 12 completed their degree as part-time students in an average of 5.5 years.
  • From 2012-17, 38 students were accepted into the MDiv program. Of those students, 13 have graduated, 18 are enrolled, 2 changed to a different degree program at MTS, and 5 left the program due to relocation, transfer, dismissal.  Retention rate: 82%

Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling  (2012-2017)

  • Number of MACC students graduated: 36 
  • Average time to graduation: 3.5 years
  • Average number of months from graduation to first position: 1.1 month
  • Post-graduation occupations for 92% of our graduates were in counseling-related occupations, including mental health professional, private practice, hospice, chaplaincy, congregational ministry, nursing.
  • Among the graduates, 20 were full-time students who completed their degrees in 2.5 years, and 16 completed their degree as part-time students in an average of 4 years.
  • From 2012-17, 42 students were accepted into the MACC program.  Of those students, 12 have graduated, 19 are enrolled, 3 changed to a different degree program at MTS, and 7 left the program due to transfer, withdrawal.  Retention rate: 76% 

Master of Arts in Theological Studies (2012-2017)

  • Number of MATS students graduated: 25
  • Average time to graduation: 4.5 years
  • Average number of months from graduation to first position: 3 months
  • Post-graduation occupations include congregational ministry (24%), specialized ministry (20%), continued employment (20%), chaplaincy (12%), further studies (12%), mental health professional (4%), spiritual direction (4%), unknown (4%)
  • Of the 25 graduates, 7 completed their degrees in just over 2.5 years as full-time students, and 18 completed their degree as part-time students in an average of 5 years.
  • From 2012-17, 36 students were accepted into the MATS program.  Of those students, 8 have graduated, 19 are enrolled, 2 changed to a different degree program at MTS, and 7 left the program due to transfer, relocation, family. Retention rate: 75%