Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Theology at a Glance (2009-2010) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in Academic Year 2004 through Academic year 2010

Total Graduates Mean Median
34 8.4 8.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
1 2 2 1 10
6.3% 13% 13% 6% 63%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
2 2 1 3 10
11% 11% 6% 17% 56%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 8 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2009 - 2010, 58 students were enrolled in the theology program.  

In the theology program, 36 (62%) students had stipends, including:

  • 5 (14%) distinguished fellowships
  • 19 (53%) graduate assistantships
  • 4 (11%) teaching associates
  • 8 (22%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding
In the theology program, 42 (72%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 5 (12%) distinguished fellowships
  • 19 (45%) graduate assistantships
  • 4 (10%) teaching associates
  • 8 (19%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding 
  • 6 (14%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
Financial Aid 
Distinguished Fellowships



ATTRITION DATA:
Year of 
Enrollment
# Enrolled # Graduated with Doctorate # Still currently enrolled # No longer enrolled
2004  8  8  0  0
2005  8  7  1  0
2006  9  8  0  1
2007  7  5  1  1
2008  7  5  1  1
2009  7  1  6  0
2010  9  0  9  0





TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s Theology program has had:

  • 18 masters only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 2.4 years
  • 15 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 1.7 years
  • 25 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 7.7 years
  • 20 students earned a doctorate with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 8.7 years for both degrees. 


INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 37 applicants for Fall 2009, 11 (30%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.

  • 9 (81%) Ph.D. students
  • 2 (18%) M.A. students

The entering cohort had GRE score (2007 - 2009) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 620-710
  • Quantitative: 600-710
  • Analytical Writing: 5-6

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.75

 

 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 9 degrees in theology.
 
2 (22%) Ph.D.
2 (22%) M.A.
5 (56%) M.Phil


 
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