Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology is committed to
providing education and formation of the highest quality for
priests, permanent deacons, and lay ministers. The school has
developed a variety of tools to assess achievement and degree
Faculty and staff regularly review this assessment data, and the
school provides ample support to promote student success.
The charts at this
link offer a brief picture of our data for the past
school year and for the past three years. These are the most basic
measures of the demographic make-up of our graduating students,
their academic and post-graduation achievement, and for our
Graduate Theology Programs, the average time taken to complete the
Master of Divinity Ordination Rates: The
ordination rate for seminarians receiving the MDiv at Saint Meinrad
is 100% for both 2016 and 2014-16.
Master of Arts (Catholic Philosophical Studies) (MACPS)
Matriculation Rates: 75% of 2016 Catholic Philosophical
Studies graduates entered further study toward the MDiv or entered
religious life. The same was true for 81% of MACPS graduates from
2014 to 2016.
Time to Degree Completion: 2016 MA(T)
graduates completed their degree in 4.5 years, on average. The
same is true for all MA(T) graduates for the three-year period from
2014 to 2016. MA(PT) graduates completed their degree in an average
of 6 years in 2016, while MTS graduates completed their degree in
just under 7 years. For the three years from 2014 through 2016,
MA(PT) graduates completed their degree in 5.25 years on average,
and MTS graduates in 6 years.