Ranking of Religion Graduate Schools

Rank the top 40 Religion graduate programs in the US using the latest National Research Council data.

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Ranking of Religion PhD Programs

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Rank School & Program Regres Quality Survey Quality Student Outcomes Jobs at Grad Diversity
Duke University
Religion
1-71-41-874%13-19
Princeton University
Religion
6-221-41-676%3-10
University of Chicago
Divinity
1-61-512-2565%14-21
University of Notre Dame
Theology
1-74-101-1182%17-26
Brown University
Religious Studies
5-195-111-1190%14-24
Emory University
Graduate Division of Religion
2-115-102-1073%3-8
Harvard University
The Study of Religion
4-175-107-1778%14-22
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Religious Studies
4-181-55-1869%29-36
Yale University
Religious Studies
4-145-102-1266%26-33
Indiana University-Bloomington
Religious Studies
2-148-1718-3473%11-17
Boston College
Theology
8-219-176-1970%17-26
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Religious Studies
1-1116-269-2072%25-32
Stanford University
Religious Studies
16-319-221-2780%9-16
Vanderbilt University
Religion
7-2211-2119-3172%3-10
Boston College
Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry
18-3814-251-1470%1-2
University of California-Santa Barbara
Religious Studies
10-2313-2112-2367%4-12
Loyola University Chicago
Theology
12-2527-356-17100%20-30
Syracuse University
Religion
17-299-178-2260%6-13
University of Pennsylvania
Religious Studies
6-1910-1910-2550%28-34
Columbia University in the City of New York
Religion
8-2025-3314-2581%26-35
Boston University
Religious Studies
9-2211-2326-3556%11-17
Baylor University
Religion
7-2214-289-2760%38-39
Southern Methodist University
Religious Studies
20-3322-3326-3792%19-27
Catholic University of America
Church History
16-3718-2822-3462%14-25
Graduate Theological Union
Theology and Religious Studies
6-2828-3621-3056%5-12
Rice University
Religious Studies
30-4023-366-3074%3-7
Catholic University of America
Spirituality
17-4012-2419-3262%23-34
Catholic University of America
Religion and Culture
28-4012-278-3562%21-31
Marquette University
Religious Studies
18-3028-3621-3168%31-36
Drew University
Religion
19-3915-2637-4050%1-2
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