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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 2010-15. 

Master of Divinity

  • 47 students have been accepted into the MDiv program since 2010 (2010-14)
  • Retention rate: 81% (9 left the program due to degree change, relocation, transfer)
  • 40 students graduated with an MDiv (2010-15)
  • Among the graduates, 8 completed their degree as part-time students in an average of 5 years, 32 full-time students completed their degrees in an average of 3.5 years.
  • Average time to graduation: 3.75 years
  • Of the graduates in known positions, the average number of months from graduation to first position: 4 months
  • Post-graduation occupations include: congregational ministry (63%), specialized ministry (17%), chaplaincy (10%), further studies (10%)

Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling

  • 43 students have been accepted into the MACC program since 2010  (2010-14)
  • Retention rate (2010-15): 81%  (8 left the program due to degree change, relocation, transfer)
  • 40 students graduated with an MACC (2010-15)
  • Among the graduates, 19 completed their degree as part-time students in an average of 4.5 years, 21 full-time students completed their degrees in just over 2 years.
  • Average time to graduation (2010-15): 4 years
  • Of graduates (2010-15) in known positions, the average number of months from graduation to first position: 1.3 months
  • Post-graduation (2010-15): 92% of our graduates are in counseling related occupations including: mental health professional, private practice, hospice, chaplaincy, congregational ministry, nursing, other.

Master of Arts in Theological Studies

  • 36 students have been accepted into the MATS program since 2010  (2010-14)
  • Retention rate: 86%  (5 left the program due to relocation, medical issues, visa, transfer)
  • 18 students graduated with an MATS (2010-15)
  • Among the graduates, 5 completed their degree as part-time students in an average of 4.5 years, 13 full-time students completed their degrees in just over 2.5 years.
  • Average time to graduation 3 years
  • Of graduates in known positions, the average number of months from graduation to first position: 1 month
  • Post-graduation occupations include: congregational ministry (22%), Interfaith education (17%), specialized ministry (17%), chaplaincy (11%), mental health professional (5%),  further studies (17%), unknown (11%)