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Catholic Theological Union

Graduate and Professional Programs

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Catholic Theological Union / Graduate and Professional Programs is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Divinity/Master of Arts (M Div/MA)
Master of Divinity/Doctor of Philosophy (M Div/PhD)
Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
(Certificate) Cross-cultural missions
(Certificate) Spiritual formation
Doctor of Ministry (D Min) Cross-cultural ministries
Doctor of Ministry (D Min) Liturgy
Doctor of Ministry (D Min) Spirituality
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity
Master of Arts (MA) Theology
Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) Pastoral studies
(Certificate) Pastoral studies
(Certificate) Biblical spirituality
(Certificate) Liturgical studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

213
Applied
205
Accepted
96%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th June 15th Yes
Winter deadline December 12th October 2nd No
Spring deadline January 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, 5 years of active ministry

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

483
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.8%
Black or African American 11.18%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 16.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.73%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

50
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 17
Male (32)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Doctrine, sacraments, ethics, Bible
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5401 South Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL  60615-5698
United States
Contact Rev. Gary Riebe-Estrella SVD
Phone: 773-324-8000