School of Theology and Ministry Boston College

School of Theology and Ministry Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
student ratio
Not Reported
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
19 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Religious Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Theology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Theology (Th M)
    • Sacred Theology Doctor of Sacred Theology (STD)
      Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL)
    • Pastoral Ministry Master of Arts (MA) [Hispanic ministry]
      Master of Arts (MA) [liturgy and worship]
      Master of Arts (MA) [pastoral care and counseling]
      Master of Arts (MA) [spirituality]
    • Youth Ministry Master of Arts (MA)
    • Spiritual Direction Master of Arts (MA)
    • Church Leadership Master of Arts (MA)
    • Social Justice/Social Ministry Master of Arts (MA)
    • Master of Arts/Master of Arts (MA/MA)
      Master of Science/Master of Arts (MS/MA)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Arts (MSW/MA)
    • Divinity Master of Divinity (M Div)
    • Theological Studies Master of Theological Studies (MTS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 37
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 103
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 46
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhilosophy and practice of religious education, pastoral psychology, liturgical and spiritual theology, spiritual formation for the practice of ministry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Theology and Ministry

Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3800
United States

Dr. Thomas Groome

Dr. Jennifer Bader

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