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Online and Distance Education Online-only Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 776 Distance Education Students . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Subtotal 819

Total Enrollment by Location and Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,371

Statement of Educational Effectiveness

Fall 2018 Enrollment Statistics

In an effort to assess the effectiveness of its educational programs, Dallas Theological Seminary tracks persistence rates, graduation rates, and placement information for all its educational programs. Since the majority of graduate theological institutions track such effectiveness data in a variety of ways, the following information is designed only to give interested individuals and the seminary’s constituents information about the seminary and should not be used as a comparison, either good or bad, to the effectiveness of other seminaries and graduate-level theological institutions.

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Persistence

DTS tracks persistence and graduation rates for its master’s-level degree programs. The persistence rates are a measure of the number of students that continue in a seminary degree program three years after initial matriculation into the seminary. Of master’s students initially matriculating from spring 2004 through fall 2014, 67% continued or graduated after three years. Within that group, 74% of Master of Theology (ThM) students (the seminary’s flagship, four-year, ministry-preparation degree program) continued after three years.

Graduation Rates

Graduation rates are a measure of the number of students who actually graduated with a DTS degree within eight years of initial matriculation. Eight years is the upper time-limit within which a student must complete a program of study. Of the master’s-level students initially matriculating from spring 2004 through fall 2009, 57% graduated within eight years. Within that group, 64% of students matriculating into the ThM earned their degree within eight years.

Profile for Dallas Theological Seminary

2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...

2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...