Ministry Impact

In 2016-2017

Our Purpose, in response to God's love, grace, and truth, is to establish and advance at colleges and universities

witnessing communities




4,576 students made decisions to follow Jesus,
up 130% from 10 years ago.

10,888 InterVarsity students were trained to share their faith and invite others to follow Jesus.

41,456 seekers participated in evangelistic events.

81,612 students followed-up after New Student Outreach.

of students and faculty



31,885 Undergrad students were involved with an InterVarsity chapter.

4,560 Graduate students were integrating faith, learning, and practice.

1,959 Faculty were being encouraged and equipped.

who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord



12,678 InterVarsity students were involved in regular corporate prayer, up 24% from 5 years ago.

7,738 InterVarsity student leaders were developed through training events around the country.

Discipleship Resources

growing in love for God, God's Word



2,424 students attended the 1,249 Groups Investigating God held during 2016-2017.

Each week 17,318 students attended InterVarsity large group gatherings on campus.

26,869 students met in InterVarsity small groups to study Scripture together.

Bible Studies

God's people of every ethnicity and culture



41% of InterVarsity students identify as ethnic minority.

4,272 International students are regularly involved in both undergraduate and graduate fellowships, including 68 fellowships specifically for International students.

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FOCUSED MINISTRY

6,421

Asian American students grew as Christ-followers in Asian American Ministry and general chapters.


5,473

Black students renewed the campus and became leaders in our Black Campus Ministry chapters and general chapters.

2,619

Latino students were being discipled as world-changers in Latino Fellowship (LaFe) and general chapters.

208

Native students learned how to follow Jesus without walking away from their culture in Native and general chapters.



4,272

International students from around the world learned about Jesus through ISM Undergrad and Graduate chapters.

3,253

Students in fraternities & sororities connected with Christ with fraternity and sorority life in Greek chapters.

2,354

Athletes were transformed as teammates and competitors in Athletes chapters.

1,606

Artists pursued serious art and faith in Arts chapters.





1,931

Nursing Students integrated faith and medical care in Nursing Christian Fellowship.

186

Students seeking online connected in meaningful relationships through Ministry in Digital Spaces.

5,394

Women in higher education and the professions were equipped to flourish through The Well.

4,218

Aspiring scholars and young professors engaged the topics of faith and academia as members of the Emerging Scholars Network.





358

Black graduate students sought renewal in their academic pursuit and work lives through Black Scholars and Professionals.

311

MBA Students learned how to use their influence as kingdom-minded leaders in MBA Ministry.

306

Law students & professionals prepared spiritually and intellectually for the demands of the legal profession in Law Ministry.

670

Students and faculty in medical, dental, and pharmaceutical schools were involved in Healthcare Ministry.



and God's purposes in the world

More than 2,200 students were involved in one of our 80 cross-cultural training missions in 2016-2017.

URBANA

What is Urbana?

Urbana is InterVarsity’s triennial student mission conference. Students learn about the global mission of the church.

Approximately 250 mission agencies and seminaries host booths where students can ask questions about missions.

Since the first Conference in 1946, nearly 288,000 participants have been challenged to enter into God’s global mission.

At Urbana 15

16,000 Students explored missions opportunities, with 9,416 making commitments to global or cross cultural missions.

An offering of more than $1 million was given by participants to organizations that assist the physically and spiritually poor.

When is the next Urbana?
GLOBAL PROGRAMS

Global Programs engage InterVarsity students in cross-cultural missions through partnerships with IFES movements and other ministries around the world.

In summer 2017, 221 InterVarsity students and staff participated in 20 Global Programs in 14 countries.

GLOBAL URBAN TREK

The Global Urban Trek is a 7-week trip designed to immerse college students in urban slums around the world, partner with local ministries, and help them discern if Jesus is calling them to this context in the future.

In summer 2017, 23 students and staff participated in Global Urban Trek in the Philippines.

URBAN PROGRAMS

Urban Programs are ministry experiences that take place in major cities across the United States each year. For a weekend, a week, a summer, we ask you to step into the lives of those living in poverty in cities, to learn their stories, to see the faces behind the social issues being debated in our nation.

2,074 students

10 weekend dips

40 weeklong plunges

23 cities

14 summer vocational discipleship programs

STUDY ABROAD

666 InterVarsity students studied abroad for at least a semester or quarter.

72 students participate in our European weekend retreats and spring break trips.

LINK

InterVarsity Link staff engage university students with the Gospel of Jesus Christ on college campuses around the world in partnership with local believers through IFES.

58 InterVarsity Link staff and volunteers serve overseas in 33 countries by invitation of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students.

serving all of God’s people



Through our retreat and training centers, and an award-winning publishing house, we equip the whole church – not just students – to live and grow in their daily Christian life.

RETREAT & TRAINING CENTERS



In 2017 a total of 20,327 people attended InterVarsity’s three training centers to focus on God and be equipped for Christian service.

These facilities are open to students, staff, families, and church groups.

INTERVARSITY PRESS

InterVarsity Press is known as a leader in the publishing industry for publishing thoughtful Christian books.

In 2017

117 new and revised books (plus corresponding
e-Book editions) were published.

43 awards were won.

IVP has more than 1,800 titles in print, and 1,000 ebook titles are available on Kindle and other digital platforms.

By God’s grace, the 2016/17 school year was an incredible season of faithful and fruitful ministry. We’re humbled to partner with God in his work on campus.