Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary: Ranking & Review

Wake Forest
United States
Top 25%

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate95%95%97%
Enrolled undergraduates826220
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,6382,139499

1,076 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

606 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment and other expenses per full academic year.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 876 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$10,440$10,440
Fees for full-time undergraduates$290$290
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$348$348
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,968$4,968
Fees for full-time graduates$290$290
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$276$276

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Theology and Religious Vocations61720256281
Philosophy and Religious Studies213745103
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2626
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11112
English Language and Literature & Letters55
Visual and Performing Arts224
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Social Sciences
Grand Total276429057438

A total of 91 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

At the master's and doctor's level 347 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate38%35%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 58%

General info

Alternative namesSEBTS
Religious affiliationSouthern Baptist
Mission StatementSoutheastern Baptist Theological Seminary seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping students to serve the Church and fulfill the Great Commission.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff271
Instructional FTE71
Research FTE2
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address120 S. Wingate Street
Wake Forest, North Carolina, 27587-1889
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population42,000