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Educational Effectiveness of the Rawlings School of Divinity Graduate Programs

Satisfaction Surveys

PSOL 2017 Survey

The Rawlings School of Divinity’s online graduate students indicate a high level of satisfaction, shown through the PSOL 2017 survey of 279 participants. The survey asks the students to rate items by importance and by satisfaction on a scale of 1-7. A gap of less than 1.00 indicates that the institution is generally perceived by its students to be effective in an area.

Area

Importance

Satisfaction

Gap

Academic Services

6.41

6.09

0.35

Enrollment Services

6.54

6.34

0.21

Institutional Perceptions

6.69

6.25

0.44

Instructional Services

6.45

6.09

0.38

Student Services

6.34

6.06

0.33


SSI 2017 Survey

The Rawlings School of Divinity’s residential graduate students indicate a high level of satisfaction, shown through the SSI 2017 survey. The number of respondents varied from 161 to 387 for each question. The survey asks the students to rate items by importance and by satisfaction on a scale of 1-7. A gap of less than 1.00 indicates that the institution is generally perceived by its students to be effective in an area. The areas below roughly correspond to the online areas listed in the first table.

Area

Importance

Satisfaction

Gap

Registration Effectiveness

6.25

5.24

1.01

Recruitment and Financial Aid Effectiveness

5.93

5.24

0.66

Student Centeredness

6.32

5.53

0.82

Instructional Effectiveness

6.33

5.77

0.57

Campus Services

6.09

5.76

0.30


 

Placement Rates from Fall 2017 (rounded percentages):

Category

MDiv (75 hr+)

MA Chr. Min. (36 hr)

MAR/MATS (36-60 hr)

DMin

PhD

Total 2017 graduates reporting

161

118

174

21

4

Vocationally placed or continuing education

60%

53%

41%

80%

100%

Seeking vocational placement

5%

8%

10%

10%

0%

Non-vocational placement, not seeking vocational placement

32%

35%

48%

10%

0%