A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

Sunday, February 25, 2018
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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 Filipino and International professors trained in the Philippines, Europe and North America 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. To view the profile of our faculty members, click here.
 
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Last First Semester, our international student body was composed of 452 seminarians, priests, lay and religious students (281 Filipino and 171 international students) representing 57 religious congregations, 44 dioceses and 35 countries around the world.
 
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DISTRIBUTION BY PROGRAM
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS
452
Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (STB)
202
First Year
66
Second Year
51
Third Year
38
Fourth Year
47
STB students who are also in MA Program
114
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
65
Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry
49
 
Licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL)
37
Course Work
21
Comprehensive Examination
5
Tesina Writing
11
 
Doctorate in Sacred Theology (STD)
9
Course Work
5
Comprehensive Examination
1
Dissertation Writing
3
 
Master of Arts in Theological Studies, MA in Pastoral Ministry 37
Course Work
23
Comprehensive Examination
8
Thesis Writing
6
Final Paper Submission
0
 
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
14
Course Work
11
Comprehensive Examination
1
Dissertation Writing
2
Final Paper Submission
0
 
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
10
Course Work
10
Comprehensive Examination
0
Dissertation Writing
0
Final Paper Submission
0
 
 
Certificate Programs
114
Professional Diploma in Family Ministries
52
Certificate in the Pastoral Care of Migrants
5
Certificate in Theological Studies or Pastoral Ministry
7
Certificate in Basic Pastoral Ministry
11
Certificate in Pre-Theology Studies
39
 
Non-Certificate Students
29
Cross Registrants
1
Other Walk-In Students
28
 
 
DISTRIBUTION BY AFFILIATION
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS
452
Diocesan Priests and Seminarians
73
Diocesan Priests
23
San Jose Seminarians
44
Other Diocesan Seminarians
6
 
 
Institutes of Consecrated Life (ICL) and Societies of Apostolic Life (SAL)
280
Male
240
Female
40
 
 
Lay
99
Male
53
Female
46
 
 
Particular Churches (Dioceses, etc.)
73
Archdiocese of Manila
7
Archdiocese of Cotabato
5
Diocese of Marbel
4
Diocese of Kalookan
3
Diocese of Novaliches
3
Diocese of Tagbilaran
3
Apostolic Vicariate of Tabuk
2
Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro
2
Archdiocese of San Fernando
2
Diocese of Balanga
2
Diocese of Dumaguete
2
Diocese of Gumaca
2
Diocese of Mati
2
Diocese of San Pablo
2
Diocese of Tagum
2
Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia
1
Archdiocese of Cebu
1
Archdiocese of Dhaka, Bangladesh
1
Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
1
Archdiocese of Melbourne, Australia
1
Archdiocese of Palo
1
Archdiocese of Suva, Fiji
1
Archdiocese of Urdaneta
1
Diocese of Amboina, Indonesia
1
Diocese of Bacolod
1
Diocese of Bayombong
1
Diocese of Borongan
1
Diocese of Cubao
1
Diocese of Daet
1
Diocese of Kidapawan
1
Diocese of Lodwar, Kenya
1
Diocese of Maasin
1
Diocese of Malang, Indonesia
1
Diocese of Manado, Indonesia
1
Diocese of Masbate
1
Diocese of Masvingo, Zimbabwe
1
Diocese of Pagadian
1
Diocese of Sivagangai, India
1
Diocese of Surigao
1
Diocese of Talibon
1
Diocese of Tandag
1
Diocese of Tonga and Niue
1
Diocese of Udonthani, Thailand
1
Diocese of Xuan Loc, Vietnam
1
 
 
Male ICL and SAL
240
Society of Jesus (SJ)
65
Congregation of the Missionaries of St. Charles or Scalabrinians (CS)
18
Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCD)
13
Priests of the Sacred Heart (SCJ)
12
Xaverian Missionaries (SX)
12
Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ or Passionists (CP)
10
Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI)
10
Order of Pious Schools or Piarists (SchP)
10
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (MSC)
9
Society of St. Paul (SSP)
8
Marian Society of the Holy Redeemer (MSHR)
7
Missionary Society of St. Paul (MSSP)
7
Augustinians of the Assumption (AA)
6
Missionary Society of St. Columban (MSSC)
6
Order of St. Augustine (OSA)
6
Congregation of Jesus and Mary (CJM)
4
Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSp)
4
Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (CMF)
4
Congregation of the Blessed Korean Martyrs (BMC)
3
Order of the Ministers of the Infirm or Camillians (MI)
3
Salesians of St. John Bosco (SDB)
3
Sons of Mary Immaculate (FMI)
3
Missionaries of Jesus (MJ)
2
Society of the Divine Savior (SDS)
2
Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI)
1
Congregation of Mother Co-Redemptrix (CMC)
1
Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (CSsR)
1
Fraternidad Misionera Verbum Dei (FMVD)
1
Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette (MS)
1
Rogationists of the Sacred Heart (RCJ)
1
Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT)
1
 
FEMALE ICL AND SAL
40
Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (ACI)
8
Siervas de San Jose (SSJ)
3
Franciscan Missionaries of the Infant Jesus (FMIJ)
2
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC)
2
Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan (OSB Oliv)
2
Religious of the Cenacle (RC)
2
Chinese Sisters of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary
1
Congregation of Jesus (CJ)
1
Daughters of Charity (DC)
1
Sisters of St. Francis Xavier (SFX)
1
Handmaids of the Divine Heart (ADC)
1
La Salle Sisters (HGS)
1
Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (FMCJ)
1
Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM)
1
Society of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (SOLPH)
1
Religious of the Good Shepherd (RGS)
1
Lovers of the Holy Cross (LHC)
1
Congregation of the Canossian Sons of Charity (FDCC)
1
Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (FDNSC)
1
Daughters of St. Anne (DSA)
1
Mercedarian Missionaries of Berriz (MMB)
1
Missionary Sisters of the Holy Face of Jesus (MSHFJ)
1
Sisters of Mary the Queen (SMR)
1
Religious of Notre Dame of the Missions (RNDM)
1
Sisters of the Holy Family, Wanzhou Diocese
1
Ursuline Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (UMSH)
1
 
DISTRIBUTION BY COUNTRY
TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS
452
Philippines
281
International Students
171
Vietnam
58
Indonesia
14
Myanmar
12
India
11
Korea
11
China
9
Thailand
4
East Timor
4
Sri Lanka
4
Kenya
3
Cameroon
3
Fiji
3
Congo
3
Zimbabwe
3
Switzerland
2
Malta
2
Pakistan
2
Mexico
2
Uganda
2
Italy
2
Mosotho (Lesotho)
2
Singapore
2
Papua New Guinea
1
Tonga
1
Benin
1
Peru
1
Brazil
1
Angola
1
Tanzania
1
Canada
1
Bangladesh
1
United States of America
1
Sierra Leone
1
Kiribati
1
Taiwan
1