Denver Seminary Statistics

Educational Effectiveness

Denver Seminary remains committed to the continual evaluation and improvement of our educational programs in fulfillment of our mission. Assessment of the Seminary’s educational effectiveness takes place through an ongoing process. Student achievement is at the heart of Denver Seminary. The enrollment, retention, graduation, and placement data seen below are some of the ways we assess our educational effectiveness.

The below information is reflective of the enrollment on the census date of spring 2021.

6,000+  Alumni
1,233 Current Students
35+ Denominations
9 Masters Level Programs of Study
31 Faculty Members
376 MDiv Students
667 MA Students
146 DMin Students
282 Counseling Students
52% (475) Percentage of Male Students
48% (432) Percentage of Female Students
35 Average age Master’s Level
50 Average Age Doctoral Level

Graduation Rates

Click here to view graduation rates for all Denver Seminary programs.

Retention Rates

2011-2012 – 81.1%
2012-2013 – 82.4%
2013-2014 – 83%
2015-2016 – 82%

Placement Rates*

MDiv students 
54% found placement within their vocational field of study
31% were still seeking placement
9% planned to pursue further study

MA students, non-counseling 
52% found placement within their vocational field of study
28% were still seeking placement

MA students, Clinical Mental Health Counseling 
Detailed statistics and placement data for this program can be found near the bottom of this page, under “Program Descriptive Data.”

*students graduating spring 2016