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98%

98% of the 2016 graduating class was employed within six months of graduation.

(100% employment rate of those students who participated in career placement workshops)

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90% of lay students receive financial aid.

The rate per credit for the 2017-2018 academic year is $1,064.

61 Faculty Members

Boston College has the largest theology faculty in North America.
(Combining the faculties of the STM and the BC Theology Department)

300,000 volumes

The Theology and Ministry Library contains the largest collection of Catholic literature outside of the Vatican. | BC Library System

Global Leader.

Ranked #5 in the world among schools of theology, divinity, and religious studies  
2017 QS World Rankings


 
Our Students

400

Total enrollment


250

Master's student enrollment
(M.Div., M.T.S., and M.A. theology and ministry)

25%

International students

 

15%

Students of color

18% 

Jesuit students

 

80%

Catholic students

70%

Lay students

 

52% 

Female students

Entering Class

650

Applications for Fall 2017


150

Enrolled students


85%

Students who completed a post-graduate service program
or who enrolled from full-time employment or ministry


30

Countries represented 


21-70

Age range of incoming students


35

Undergraduate majors

(examples include biology, business, English, French, history,
linguistics, philosophy, political sciences, and theology)

 

Our Faculty

29

STM full-time faculty members


32

BC Theology Department full-time faculty members


10:1

Student to faculty advisor ratio

 

Alumni

4,086 throughout the world



School Publications

New Testament Abstracts

Lumen et Vita

Amici in Domino



Accreditation

The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry is accredited by
the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools.