A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Loyola School of Theology is one of the eight (8) English-speaking faculties of theology in the world administered by the Society of Jesus and is the only one in the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific. Our faculty is composed of highly-trained and renowned Filipino and International professors with expertise in Systematic, Biblical, Moral and Pastoral Theology, Church History, Canon Law, Spirituality and Retreat Direction, Migration Theology, Philosophy, Religious Education, Pastoral Counseling and Family Ministry, and Ancient and Modern Languages.
 
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Our student body is an international community of 434 seminarians, priests, lay and religious students (288 Filipino and 146 international students) representing 53 religious congregations, 42 dioceses and 38 countries around the world.
 
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DISTRIBUTION BY PROGRAM
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS
434
BACCALAUREATE IN SACRED THEOLOGY (STB)
207
First Year
62
Second Year
58
Third Year
48
Fourth Year
39
STB students who are also in MA Program
137
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
79
Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry
58
 
LICENTIATE IN SACRED THEOLOGY (STL)
38
Course Work
16
Comprehensive Examination
5
Tesina Writing
17
 
DOCTORATE IN SACRED THEOLOGY (STD)
9
Course Work
4
Comprehensive Examination
1
Dissertation Writing
4
 
MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES, PASTORAL MINISTRY, BIBLICAL EXEGESIS (MA)
44
Course Work
23
Comprehensive Examination
5
Thesis Writing
14
Final Paper Submission
2
 
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)
15
Course Work
11
Comprehensive Examination
0
Dissertation Writing
3
Final Paper Submission
1
 
DOCTOR OF MINISTRY (DMin)
10
Course Work 10
Comprehensive Examination 0
Dissertation Writing 0
Final Paper Submission 0
   
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS 83
Professional Diploma in Family Ministries
58
Certificate in the Pastoral Care of Migrants
4
Certificate in Theological Studies or Pastoral Ministry
4
Certificate in Basic Pastoral Ministry
17
 
NON CERTIFICATE STUDENTS
28
Cross Registrants
1
Other Walk-In Students
27
   
DISTRIBUTION BY AFFILIATION
SEMINARIANS AND PRIESTS
285
Society of Jesus (SJ)
56
San Jose Seminary (ds) 44
Diocesan Priests and Other Seminarians
26
Congregation of the Missionaries of St. Charles (CS)
18
Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ (CP) 12
Society of St. Paul (SSP) 12
Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SCJ) 12
Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (CMF) 11
Xaverian Missionaries (SX)
10
Missionary Society of St. Columban (MSSC) 9
Order of Pious Schools (SchP) 9
Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI)
8
Order of St. Augustine (OSA)
8
Congregation of Jesus and Mary (CJM) 7
Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCD) 7
Sons of Mary Immaculate (FMI) 4
Congregation of the Blessed Korean Martyrs (BMC)
3
Missionaries of Jesus (MJ)
3
Augustinians of the Assumption (AA) 3
Order of the Ministers of the Infirm (MI) 3
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) 3
Salesians of St. John Bosco (SDB) 2
Society of the Divine Word (SVD)
2
Missionary Society of Saint Paul (MSSP)
2
Marian Society of the Holy Redeemer (MSHR) 2
Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette (MS)
2
Rogationists of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (RCJ)
1
Congregation of Mother Co-Redemptrix (CMC)
1
Oblates of St. Joseph (OSJ)
1
Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSP)
1
Fraternidad Misionera Verbum Dei (FMVD)
1
Order of Preachers (OP) 1
Emmanuel Community
1
 
RELIGIOUS WOMEN
36
Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres (SPC) 8
Siervas de San Jose (SSJ) 4
Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (ACI)
3
Franciscan Missionaries of the Infant Jesus (FMIJ)
3
Religious of the Cenacle (RC)
1
Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco (FMA)
1
Sisters of Mary Queen (CMR)
1
Handmaids of the Divine Heart (ADC)
1
La Salle Sisters (HGS)
1
Sisters of the Poor (SDP)
1
Daughters of Divine Zeal (FDZ)
1
Society of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (SOLPH)
1
Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC)
1
Lovers of the Holy Cross (LHC)
1
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (MSC)
1
Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan (OSB Oliv) 1
Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (FDNSC)
1
Daughters of St. Anne (DSA)
1
Daughters of the Sacred Heart 1
Sisters of St. Francis Xavier (SFX)
1
Ursuline Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (UMSH)
1
Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of Castres (CIC)
1
 
LAY
113
Male
61
Female
52
DISTRIBUTION BY COUNTRY
Philippines
288
International Students
146
Vietnam
48
Indonesia
12
Korea
8
Myanmar 8
India 8
Sri Lanka
4
Kenya
4
Thailand 4
Congo
3
Uganda 3
Zimbabwe 3
Mexico 3
Fiji 3
Burundi 3
China 2
Malaysia
2
Switzerland 2
Malta 2
Tanzania 2
East Timor 2
Brazil 2
Cameroon 2
United States of America
1
Italy
1
Cambodia
1
Colombia
1
Benin
1
Bangladesh
1
Tonga
1
Australia
1
Singapore
1
Madagascar 1
France 1
Peru 1
Pakistan
1
Micronesia
1
Portugal
1