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 (2013-2017) have the following placement rates:

  • 53% Parish Ministry
  • 13% Chaplaincy/Counseling
  • 13% Nonprofit/Social Work
  • 1% Denominational Administration
  • 6% Pursued additional Advanced Degree
  • 5% Higher Education Teaching/Administration
  • 9% Unknown/Miscellaneous

(Source: Alumni/ae records)

2017 Program Completion Rates

  • The completion rate for the Master of Divinity degree program is 80% within six years.
  • The completion rate for the Master of Arts degree program is 0% within four years. (Note: only 1 MA student started in 2013)
  • The completion rate for the Doctor of Ministry degree program is 100% within six years.
  • (Source: 2017 Graduation Rates reported to the Association of Theological Schools)

2016 Program Completion Rates

  • The completion rate for the Master of Divinity degree program is 71% within six years.
  • The completion rate for the Master of Arts degree program is 100% within four years.
  • The completion rate for the Doctor of Ministry degree program is 100% within six years.
  • (Source: 2016 Graduation Rates reported to the Association of Theological Schools)

2015 Program Completion Rates

  • The completion rate for the Master of Divinity degree program is 79% within six years.
  • The completion rate for the Master of Arts degree program is 75% within four years. 
  • The completion rate for the Doctor of Ministry degree program is 100% within six years.
  • (Source: 2015 Graduation Rates reported to the Association of Theological Schools)

Updated March 2018