Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Rankings

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#5866 of 14,160In the World
#1499 of 2,624In North America
#1420 of 2,523In the United States
#39 of 66In North Carolina

Quick Review

Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
92%
Avg. cost to attend
$13,077 /y
Aid receiving
57%
Undergraduates
557
Graduates
2,607
Male:Female Ratio
78:22
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate92%93%92%
Applicants252149103
Admissions23313895
Freshmen enrolled full time794732
Freshmen enrolled part time50437

731 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

783 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2495 (79%)
Hispanic236 (7%)
Asian170 (5%)
Black or African American159 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown69 (2%)
Nonresident Alien18 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native15 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$13,077/year
Average aid awarded
$5,510
Students receiving aid
57%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$8,784$5,472
Tuition in-state$8,784$5,472
Tuition out-of-state$8,784$5,472
Fee in-district$640$640
Fee in-state$640$640
Fee out-of-state$640$640

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity849
Combined charge for room and board$6,518
Room charge$3,728
Meal charge$2,790

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Divinity & Ministry11217127
Christian Studies650
Theology & Theological Studies471
Pastoral Studies & Counseling1215
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology4158
Religious Education814
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies19
Organizational Leadership102
Bible & Biblical Studies2224
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General142
English Language and Literature, General7
Ethics511
History, General5
Music, General41
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other2
Women's Studies2
Humanities & Humanistic Studies1
Grand Total34835664
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%60%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
72
Citations
143

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
60 / 132
Philosophy
19 / 111
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
18 / 22
History
16 / 5
Sociology
10 / 3
Art & Design
10 / 97
Political Science
10 / 10
Psychology
9 / 6
Classics and Ancient History
5 / 1
Linguistics
5 / 17
Literature
5 / 97
Art History
4 / 0
Computer Science
4 / 2
Economics
4 / 2
Communications and Public Relations
3 / 0
Library and Information science
3 / 0
Gender Studies
3 / 1
Education Majors
3 / 3
Business
2 / 0
Geography and Cartography
2 / 0
Math Teachers
2 / 8
Development Studies
2 / 0
Law
2 / 1
Special Education
2 / 0
Environmental Science
2 / 0
Mathematics
2 / 8
Biology
1 / 0
Social Psychology
1 / 1
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
1 / 0
Anthropology
1 / 2
Political Economy
1 / 2
Media Studies
1 / 0
Child Psychology
1 / 0
Aesthetics
1 / 0
Animal Science
1 / 0
Cognitive Science
1 / 2
Investment Banking and Stock trading
1 / 0
Human Resource Management
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199200
199300
199400
199510
199601
199700
199810
199920
200020
200100
200200
200300
200407
200501
200610
200702
200813
200943
201032
201103
2012169
201315
201454
201542
201623
201721
201896
201965
2020916

Notable alumni

  1. Chad Barefoot

    Photo
    Chad Barefoot
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Chadwick "Chad" Barefoot is a former Republican member of the North Carolina Senate, representing North Carolina's 18th Senate district from 2013 to 2018. Senate District 18 covers Franklin County and parts of eastern and southern Wake County.

  2. Steve Goss

    Photo
    Steve Goss
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-2015 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Benjamin Stephenson "Steve" Goss was an American politician. He served two terms (January 2007 – December 2010) as a Democratic member of the North Carolina Senate. He represented the 45th Senate district, including constituents in Alexander, Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes counties. He was defeated for re-election in 2010 by Republican Dan Soucek.

  3. Glen Bradley

    Photo
    Glen Bradley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Glen Bradley is a former member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. A Republican, he represented the 49th District of North Carolina for one term. Bradley previously served as a US Marine Corps Corporal/Intelligence Analyst from 1993-1997.

General info

Alternative namesSEBTS
Total FTE staff309
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address120 S. Wingate Street
Wake Forest, North Carolina, 27587-1889
United States
City population30,000
Phone9197612100