Statement of Educational Effectiveness

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School is committed to effective education and preparation for a variety of Christian ministries in the Church and justice work in society as well as preparing future scholars and leaders in academia.  As a measure of educational effectiveness, recent master’s level graduates (2005-2011) have the following placement rates:

52%     Parish Ministry

6%       Chaplaincy

9%       Nonprofit/Social Work

10%     Pursued additional Advanced Degree

7%       Higher Education Teaching/Administration

2%       Denominational Administration

13%     Unknown/Miscellaneous

(Source:  Alumni/ae records)

Completion Rates for Entering MDiv & MA Students

Fall 2003-Spring 2009

Entering Semester Class Completion Rate
Fall 2003 52%
Spring 2004 80%
Fall 2004 86%
Spring 2005 75%
Fall 2005 65%
Spring 2006 67%
Fall 2006 77%
Spring 2007 77%
Fall 2007 65%
Spring 2008 29% to date*
Fall 2008 76%
Spring 2009 40% to date*
Completion Rate 2003-09 MDiv  66% MA  68%

 *Additional part-time student(s) still in program.

 Completion Rates for Entering DMin Students

January 2003-June 2010

Entering Year Class Completion Rate
2003 40%
2004 50%
2005 40%
2006 83%
2007 25%
2008 50%
2009 67% to date*
2010 57% to date*
Completion Rate 2003-10 51%

*Additional part-time student(s) still in program.