Jesuit School of Theology Santa Clara University

Jesuit School of Theology Santa Clara University

Berkeley, CA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Theology Bachelor of Sacred Theology (STB)
      Doctor of Sacred Theology (STD)
      Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts in Biblical Languages (MABL)
      Master of Divinity (M Div)
      Master of Divinity/Master of Arts (M Div/MA)
      Master of Theological Studies (MTS)
      Master of Theology (Th M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 38
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


95% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 102
    • Accepted 97
    • Acceptance Rate 95
    • Enrolled 69
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, master's degree or equivalent
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 2
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students141
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students141
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian40%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian26%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown8%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPsalms and wisdom literature/women in Old Testament, liberation theology and the contributions of Jesuit martyr Ignazio Ellacuria, Catholic social teaching and recent Vatican teachings on environment, pastoral and applied theology in diverse cultural contexts, sociological analysis of American Catholicism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Jesuit School of Theology

Santa Clara University

1735 Le Roy Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
United States

Alison Benders

Associate Academic Dean

Phone: 510-549-5055

Maureen Beckman

Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management

Phone: 510-549-5013
Fax: 510-841-8536

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