Educational Effectiveness

Union Presbyterian Seminary: Statement on Educational Effectiveness


Placement data for professional degree students in the graduating class of 2011-2012:
  MACE Congregational ministries: 55%
    Other ministry placements (e.g., chaplaincy): 5%
    Further study: 25%
    Other: 15%
  MDiv Congregational ministries: 57%
    Other ministry placements: 21%
    Further study: 9%
    Other: 13%
  Dual degree graduates (MACE/MDiv; MACE/MSW)
    Congregational ministries: 39%
    Other ministry placements: 46%
    Further study: 0%
    Other: 15%
Graduation Rates: average time to graduation (2007-2012 graduating classes):
  MACE in Richmond residential program: 2.27 years
  MACE in Charlotte program: 4.27 years
  MACE in Extended Campus program: 6
  MDiv in Richmond residential program: 3.47 years
  MDiv in Charlotte program: 5.67 years
  Dual degree (MACE/MDiv) in Richmond residential program: 4.11 years
  Dual degree (MACE/MDiv) in Charlotte program: 6.5 years
  Th.M. degree (Richmond only): 1.07 years
  Ph.D. degree (Richmond only): 7.14 years
Retention rates for 2007-2012:
  Richmond residential:  88%
  Charlotte campus:  97%
  Extended campus program: 93%
  Total retention rates for degree-seeking students in all three platforms: 91%
Updated October 2013