Educational Effectiveness

 

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Educational Effectiveness

 

  • In 2012, 96.7% of students pursuing the B.S. degree achieved the learning goals set for them.
  • In the same time period, 97.9% of the students in the Theology Division achieved the learning goals.
  • The average grade for the summative exam for the M. Div. degree was 91.3%.
  • The average grade for the summative exam for the M.A. degree (oral and paper) was 95.5%.
  • In the Graduate School of Theology, 94% of the learning goals were achieved in 2012.
  • In the 10 years (2002-2011) 117 students graduated from the College Division. Of the117, a total of 57 graduates (49%) entered the Theology Division.
  • 90% of faculty rated the library as “excellent” in providing requested information in a timely manner.
  • In rating the effectiveness of their Seminary Education, College Alumni rated “understanding of their religious heritage” at 91.3%, and “development in apostolic formation” at 86.9%.
  • 95.2% of College Alumni thought their education prepared them very well or well for Theological Studies or their vocational choice.
  • 93.8% of the Theology Students’ Pastoral Supervisors rate the Field Ed Program as excellent or good. Of the College Students’ Supervisors, 100% rate the program as excellent or good.
  • Of the sending Bishops, Major Superiors, and Vocation Directors, 81% think that their seminarians have been sufficiently prepared in the College Program to be successful in Major Seminary.
  • 91% of the Seminary’s Theology Division alumni from 20010-12 said that the Seminary’s program prepared them very well or well for their ministerial work.
  • Of the same group of alumni, 91% felt that they were well prepared or prepared to begin their first assignment as ordained.