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STATEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

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United prepares faithful, fruitful leaders to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

STATEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

United está comprometido con su misión y publica una serie de medidas de efectividad y éxito educativo. Cuando es posible, United compara sus resultados con los de otras escuelas acreditadas por la Association for Theological Schools [Asociación de Escuelas Teológicas (ATS)].

As United prepares people for service and leadership in the church, information is gleaned from United students, graduates and alumni/ae to evaluate educational effectiveness in this endeavor.

ESTUDIANTES DE UNITED

United Theological Seminary (Seminario Teológico Unido) encuesta a sus estudiantes anualmente. El 65% de los estudiantes respondieron la Encuesta de Satisfacción Estudiantil 2020-2021.

 

United se esfuerza por cultivar un ambiente en donde sus estudiantes puedan aprender y crecer. Al responder con respecto al entorno de aprendizaje, surgen varios temas ya que un alto porcentaje de estudiantes está de acuerdo o muy de acuerdo con las siguientes afirmaciones:

GROWTH

94%
I feel I am growing intellectually in seminary.
91%
I feel I am growing spiritually in seminary.
89%
The United community supports my academic and spiritual growth.

RESPECT

87%
My views are respected in the classroom /seminary community.
89%
I have been taught to respect the views of others in the classroom/seminary community.

COMMITMENT

91%
Faculty and/or mentors are committed to my growth in the faith.
93%
Faculty and/or mentors are committed to my learning.

GRADUADOS DE UNITED

United participates in an annual survey of its graduates administered by The Association of Theological Schools. For the ATS 2020-2021 Graduating Student Questionnaire, 91% of United’s 118 graduates

responded1. We compare United’s results to those from participating ATS schools. 

Basado en las respuestas a esta encuesta:

0 %
está de acuerdo o muy de acuerdo en que está satisfecho con su experiencia académica en United.
0 %
se le ofreció un puesto o continuará en su puesto ministerial actual, en comparación con el 56% de las escuelas ATS.
0 %
planea servir en el ministerio parroquial o congregacional, en comparación con el 60% de las escuelas ATS.

EXALUMNOS DE UNITED

United also conducts an alumni/ae survey2. In 2021, 13% of the 2,169 alumni/ae contacted responded to the survey.

 

La dedicación de United a proporcionar una experiencia educativa que valore a la iglesia local y prepare a las personas para el ministerio pastoral es reconocida por los tribunales y confirmada en los niveles de ordenación y servicio en las iglesias locales.

Basado en las respuestas a esta encuesta:

0 %
recomendaría United a un posible estudiante.
0 %
está actualmente empleado o retirado del ministerio.
0 %
Serve in local parishes.3
0 %
trabaja en oficinas denominacionales o en puestos de capellanía.4

AVERAGE TIME TO COMPLETION, GRADUATION RATES AND PLACEMENT RATES BY DEGREE FOR 20205

De acuerdo con los resultados del Reporte de Información Estratégica ATS 2020-2021, que estima el tiempo de finalización, en promedio los estudiantes de Maestría en Divinidad de United completaron su título en 5.42 años, los estudiantes de Maestría en Artes en Ministerios Cristianos y Maestría en Ministerio en 4.13 años, y los estudiantes de Maestría en Estudios Teológicos y Maestría en Artes en 3.50 años.

Las tasas de graduación6are evaluated in this report, with United results compared to industry in the table below.

Graduation Rates

Programa de GradoUnited Theological SeminaryTodas las escuelas de ATS
Maestro de la Divinidad (MDiv)49%59%
MA Profesional (MACM y MMin)80%52%
Maestría Académica (MTS y MA)0%52%
Profesional Avanzado (DMin)72%48%

In addition, placement rates7are evaluated in this report. United’s overall placement rate is 89%, as compared to 74% for all ATS schools.

Placement Rates

Programa de GradoUnited Theological Seminary
Maestro de la Divinidad (MDiv)97%
MA Profesional (MACM y MMin)81%
Maestría Académica (MTS y MA)0%
Profesional Avanzado (DMin)88%

RETENTION RATES BY PROGRAM CATEGORY 2020-20218

La Oficina de Éxito Estudiantil realiza un seguimiento anual de las tasas de retención de estudiantes.

Master Degrees and Certificates 

Doctoral Degree

Nota: Todos los porcentajes se redondean al número entero más cercano.
[1] The Association of Theological Schools 2020-2021 Graduating Student Questionnaire, Report for United Theological Seminary compared to Total School Profile (142 participating ATS schools, 5,087 respondents). The survey was sent to students graduating with a degree or certificate from United in the 2020-2021 academic year. Data collected represents a 91% response rate of the 118 United degree- and certificate-seeking graduating students contacted (107 respondents).
[2] The 2021 alumni/ae survey was sent in April 2021 to alumni/ae who graduated with a degree or certificate from United in years ranging from the 1940s to 2020, for whom the seminary had email contact information (2,169 of 4,412 living alumni/ae). Data collected represents a 13% response rate of the 2,169 alumni/ae contacted.
[3] Or if retired, were serving in this capacity at time of retirement.
[4] Or if retired, were serving in this capacity at time of retirement.
[5] The Association of Theological Schools 2020-2021 Strategic Information Report for United Theological Seminary, United’s programs in each ATS category are listed in parentheses following the category.
[6] Graduation rates represent the percentage of students who were able to complete their chosen degree within a specified period of time which approximates two times the normal length of the degree.
[7] Placement rates show the percent of graduates that within one year of graduation either received a vocational placement, received a non-vocational placement, or went on for further study. United collects placement data from graduating students via a required survey question on the intent to graduate form. This data is provided by the Registrar to the Association for Theological Schools (ATS) in the annual report form. Placement rates are calculated using ATS methodology from the data provided. Data collected represents 100% of the 104 United graduates.
[8] Retention rates are calculated as the percentage of students who enrolled in the previous Fall or Spring who have enrolled in either of the following two semesters. Retention rates reflected above are calculated from Fall 2020 to Fall 2021.

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