Total enrollment*
Fall 2016
23

Enrollment per program
Fall 2015
Master of Arts (GTU common MA)
10

Master of Buddhist Studies
2

Master of Divinity
2

Kyoshi Certificate
6

Buddhist Chaplaincy Certificate (non-degree)
0

Exchange students in residence
3

Student to faculty ratio
5:1

Ethnic identity
Fall 2015, self-reporting
Asian
6

White, non-Hispanic
9

Other, non-reporting
9

Gender identity
Fall 2015, self-reporting
Female: 7
Male: 17

2016 Alumni Survey

IBS annually surveys alumni from the past five years. In 2016, there were 22 alumni; 15 responded to the survey for a 68% response rate.
Degree or certificate programSemester completedCurrent occupationSelf-reported annual salary
Certificate in Buddhist ChaplaincyFall 2014Chaplaincy$10,000 - $20,000
Master of Arts (GTU common-MA)Spring 2012Jodo Shinshu ministry$40,000 - $50,000
Master of Arts (GTU common-MA)Spring 2014Other
Master of Arts (GTU common-MA)Spring 2015Jodo Shinshu ministry$60,000 - $70,000
Master of Arts (GTU common-MA)Spring 2015Further graduate study$10,000 - $20,000
Master of Arts (GTU common-MA)Spring 2014Unemployed
Master of Arts (GTU common-MA)Spring 2011Further graduate study
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Spring 2010Jodo Shinshu ministry$20,000 - $30,000
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Spring 2010Jodo Shinshu ministry$40,000 - $50,000
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Spring 2010Jodo Shinshu ministry> $100,000
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Spring 2012Jodo Shinshu ministry$30,000 - $40,000
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Fall 2009Not seeking employment
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Spring 2015Jodo Shinshu ministry$30,000 - $40,000
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Spring 2015Jodo Shinshu ministry$30,000 - $40,000
Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS)Fall 2010Further graduate study< $10,000

Graduation and persistence rates
The IBS Registrar’s and Dean’s Offices are currently compiling this information for the M.B.S., M.Div., and Kyoshi Certificate Programs. For information on the M.A. program, please visit the GTU statement on educational effectiveness.

Information reported to the State of California’s Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education can be found in the school performance fact sheets, posted here: http://www.shin-ibs.edu/academics/current-catalogue/

* Total Enrollment equals headcount and includes both full- and part-time students, certificate students, and students participating in the exchange program with Ryukoku University and Dharma Drum Buddhist Univeristy. It does not include special students or auditors.