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 triennium. 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 degree.
Master of Divinity Ordination Rates: The
ordination rate for seminarians receiving the MDiv at Saint Meinrad
is 100% for 2015 and the 2013-15 triennium.
Master of Arts in Catholic Philosophical Studies (MACPS)
Matriculation Rates: 92% of 2015 Catholic
Philosophical Studies graduates entered further study toward the
MDiv or entered religious life. The same was true for 81% of MACPS
graduates from 2013-2015.
Time to Degree Completion: 2014-15 MA(T) and
MA(PT) graduates completed their degree in an average of 4.5 years,
while MTS graduates completed their degree in just over 7 years.
For the triennium through 2015, MA(T) graduates completed the
degree in 4 years, MA(PT) graduates in 4.25 years, and MTS
graduates in 5.5 years, respectively.