Class Profile

HDS student audience

Following is a profile of the 2015 Harvard Divinity School incoming class (as of June 18, 2015):

Students by program:

  • MTS: 71
  • MDiv: 47
  • ThM: 2
  • PhD: 14

Students by gender:

  • Female: 56%
  • Male: 44%

Students of color: 25%

International students: 17%

The remainder of the data represents MDiv, MTS, and ThM students only.

Age range: 21–61

Average age: 26

Student religious affiliations: Over 20

Geographical distribution: From 32 states plus Washington, D.C., and 12 countries

MDiv students pursuing a career in chaplaincy, lay, or ordained ministry: 51%

MTS students interested in careers in academia: 66%


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