As a global center for theological study rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the School of Theology and Ministry (STM) prepares ministers, scholars, and leaders to serve the needs of the Church and the world.
worldwide ranking in theology, divinity, & religious studies
of master's students receive financial support
of 2022 graduates found a placement within six months of graduation
BC theology faculty members—the largest theology faculty in the U.S.
At STM, a rich variety of voices converge to form one dynamic, tight-knit community grounded in the values of intellectual dialogue and reverence for all backgrounds and viewpoints.
A Jesuit education prepares you to walk in St. Ignatius's footsteps by living in service to others, advocating for the underserved, and engaging with the world's most pressing issues through scholarship.
Reflect, discern, and grow—in the classroom and beyond.
At STM, our approach integrates life's intellectual, spiritual, and social dimensions. Learn more about how formative theological education can help you grow and embrace your vocation.
2023 QS World University Ranking includes contributions of BC's STM and Theology Department
Scholars Heather DuBois and Jaime Waters look at the theological and ministerial implications of suffering.
Lilly Endowment's $7.9 million grant will support a Notre Dame-Boston College collaboration.
Armando Guerrero Estrada, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in theology and education at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, has been named to the 2023 cohort of Sacred Writes: Public Scholarship on Religion.
Sister Nathalie Becquart, XMCJ, the first women to serve as under-secretary for the General Secretariat of the Synod, shares insights at Boston College.
“We take seriously our responsibility to walk with our students and offer them an experience of spiritual, intellectual, pastoral, and human formation. Growth in these areas will not only help them lead more fulfilling lives, but also engage in the most critical issues of our times—like climate change, racial justice, and economic justice in a global context.”
In partnership with Notre Dame, this $7.9 million grant from the Lilly Endowment will reduce barriers and increase support for graduate theological education for U.S.-born Hispanic Catholics who will be the next generation of pastoral leaders.
A través de cursos virtuales, una oferta de formación, y herramientas digitales, Formación Continua aporta a miles de personas de todo el mundo en sus viajes de fe.