Placement Record

Placement Record

91 students who completed the MA Program by May 2017 have applied for entry into other graduate programs. 82 of the 91 applicants have been admitted into at least one program. 64 of the 91 have been admitted with partial or full funding. Our placement rate from the inception of our program in the fall of 2001 through the spring of 2017 is 90.1%.

Class of 2017 -- 3 applicants, 2 admitted, 2 admitted with full funding, into the following programs: PhD, Boston College; PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong. 67% placement.

Class of 2016 -- 1 applicant; 1 admitted, with full funding, into the following program: PhD, Texas A&M. 100% placement.

Class of 2015 -- 4 applicants, 3 admitted, 2 admitted with full funding, into the following programs: PhD, Marquette University; PhD, Center for Thomistic Studies. 75% placement.

Class of 2014 -- 6 applicants, 5 admitted, 5 admitted with full funding, into the following programs: PhD, University of Memphis; PhD, Purdue; PhD, Texas A&M; PhD, Fordham University; PhD, Marquette University; PhD, Villanova University; UC Irvine (law). 83% placement.

Class of 2013 -- 6 applicants, 5 admitted, 5 admitted with full funding, into the following programs: JD, University of Chicago; PhD., Marquette University; PhD, Boston College; Ph.D., University of Dallas; PhD, Claremont Graduate University; PhD, University of Virginia; PhD, Michigan State University. 83% placement.

Class of 2012 -- 6 applicants, 5 admitted, 4 admitted with full funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., Loyola Chicago; Ph.D., Marquette University; JD, Notre Dame University; JD, University of Washington; Ph.D., Purdue; Ph.D., Catholic University; Ph.D., Texas A&M; Ph.D., University of Warwick; Ph.D., St. Louis University. 83% placement.

Class of 2011 -- 6 applicants, 6 admitted, 5 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., Penn State; Ph.D., Marquette; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Carbondale; Ph.D., Villanova University, Texas A & M; Ph.D., Purdue; L.L.D., Syracuse University. 100% placement.

Class of 2010 -- 7 applicants, 7 admitted, 3 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., Charles University, Prague; Gonzaga U. Law; Ph.D., Boston University; Ph.D., University of Exeter; M.A., University of Leuven; Ph.D., Southern Illinois at Carbondale, SUNY Buffalo. 100% placement.

Class of 2009 -- 6 applicants, 6 admitted, 4 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., Columbia; Ph.D., Claremont; Ph.D., University of Dallas; Ph.D., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., University of Oregon; Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago. 100% placement.

Class of 2008 -- 8 applicants, 8 admitted, 7 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., UCLA, Germanic Languages; Ph.D., University of Dallas; Ph.D., McMaster University; M. Phil, University of Bristol; Ph.D., Purdue; Ph.D. Southern Illinois at Carbondale; Ph.D., St. Andrews, Scotland; Ph.D., University College, Dublin. 100% placement.

Class of 2007 -- 10 applicants, 10 admitted, 7 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., Marquette; Ph.D., Purdue; Ph.D., Ohio State; Ph.D., Southern Illinois at Carbondale; Ph.D., Tulane; Ph.D., Fordham; Ph.D., Loyola Chicago; Southwestern School of Law; Ph.D., University of Hawaii; Th.D., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Temple University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois at Carbondale; Ph.D., University of Memphis. 100% placement.

Class of 2006 – 6 applicants, 4 admitted, 3 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., Duquesne; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Ph.D., Boston College, Ph.D., Claremont; Ph.D., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 66% placement.

Class of 2005 – 10 applicants, 10 admitted, 9 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ed.D, LMU; TH.D., Toronto; Ph.D., Fuller, Seattle; MA, Bioethics, LMU; Ph.D., Purdue; Ph.D., University of the West (Hsi Lai); Ph.D., Fordham; Ph.D., Claremont; Ph.D., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Gregorian University; Ph.D., University of Washington.
100% placement.

Class of 2004 – 5 applicants, 4 admitted, 3 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., Claremont; Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton; Ph.D., New School; Ph.D., Loyola Chicago; Ph.D., Purdue; Ph.D., Georgetown; Ph.D., Emory; Ph.D., Duquesne; Ph.D., De Paul; Ph.D., Boston College; Ph.D., Loyola Chicago; Ph.D., UC Irvine; Ph.D., Fordham; Ph.D., Purdue; Ph.D., Marquette; Ph.D., University of Oregon. 80% placement.

Class of 2003 – 7 applicants, 6 admitted, 5 admitted with funding, into the following programs: Ph.D., SUNY Albany; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Southern Illinois; Ph.D., Claremont; Ph.D., Fordham; Ph.D., Georgetown; Ph.D., Temple; Ph.D., USC; Ph.D., Maltripa Institute; Ph.D., UCLA. 86% placement.