Catholic Theological Union at Chicago

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

24 Faculty Members | 13:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Roman Catholic

Mission Statement

The primary mission of Catholic Theological Union is the academic and pastoral formation of students preparing for priesthood and a variety of ministries in the United States and around the world. CTU also provides continuing theological education for clergy, religious and lay persons. This process occurs within a community of faith in interaction with a living Catholic tradition and ecumenical, interfaith and cross-cultural perspectives and resources. Through its degree programs and other educational and formational opportunities, CTU strives to educate effective leaders for the church whose mission is to witness Christ's good news of justice, love and peace to people of all nations.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$22,560

Out of state

$22,560

Financial aid resources

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Theology/Theological Studies
      • A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Divinity/Ministry
      • A program that prepares individuals for ordination as ministers or priests in any of the Christian religious traditions. Includes instruction in the theology and polity of a particular church, church law, liturgy and ritual, principles of pastoral ministry, homiletics, evangelism, church/parish organization and management, Christian ethics, church history, and related studies. Examples: [Divinity/Ministry (BD)], [Divinity/Ministry (MDiv)] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
      • A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry. Examples: [Christian Counseling] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$55
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
39%
Male Students
61%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian33.04%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities26.87%
  3. Hispanic/Latino19.38%
  4. Not Specified8.37%
  5. Black6.17%
  6. Asian5.73%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.44%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

313

Graduate students

313

Attendance breakdown

Full time
44%
Part time
56%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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