Saint John's Seminary

Overview

At a Glance

School type

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

Faculty

26 Faculty Members | 4:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Roman Catholic

Mission Statement

Saint John's Seminary is sponsored by the Archbishop of Boston. It observes the applicable norms of the Holy See and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in defining and realizing its mission. The primary mission of Saint John's Seminary is to prepare candidates for ordination as diocesan priests in the Roman Catholic Church and to recommend them to sending bishops. The Seminary enrolls candidates for the priesthood from Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life in its several degree programs of priestly formation. The Seminary's Theological Institute for the New Evangelization provides programs of formation for laypersons, permanent deacons, and religious. The Seminary offers opportunities for ongoing formation of clergy as well.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$26,200

Out of state

$26,200
Graduate

In state

$20,500

Out of state

$20,500

Financial aid resources

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Lay Ministry
  • Theology/Theological Studies
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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
    • Lay Ministry
      • A program that prepares non-ordained individuals to serve as lay pastors, religious educators, youth leaders, and other professional positions open to the laity in local churches and other settings. Includes instruction in bible studies, theology, spirituality, pastoral counseling, foundations of ministry, effective communication, and church leadership. 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
$0
Graduate
$75
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
13%
Male Students
87%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian61.9%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities20.97%
  3. Hispanic/Latino13.33%
  4. Asian1.9%
  5. Black1.9%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

128

Undergraduate students

25

Graduate students

103

Attendance breakdown

Full time
77%
Part time
23%

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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