The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Rankings

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In the World#2633 of 14178
In North America#816 of 2629
In the United States#749 of 2528
In Kentucky#9 of 40
In Louisville#2 of 10

Quick Review

Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
1139
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$26,976 /y
Aid receiving
63%
Undergraduates
894
Graduates
3,245
Male:Female Ratio
80:20
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
sbts.edu

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%69%67%
Applicants300151149
Admissions204104100
Freshmen enrolled full time1306763
Freshmen enrolled part time1495

898 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

607 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
47 or 57%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1028
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary are 1028-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
109 or 76%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3185 (77%)
Nonresident Alien510 (12%)
Asian158 (4%)
Black or African American135 (3%)
Hispanic98 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown32 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native9 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.2%)
Two or more races2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,976/year
Average aid awarded
$1,428
Students receiving aid
63%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$20,112$11,124
Tuition in-state$20,112$11,124
Tuition out-of-state$20,112$11,124
Fee in-district$684$652
Fee in-state$684$652
Fee out-of-state$684$652

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity511
Combined charge for room and board$7,450
Room charge$4,468
Meal charge$2,982

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Divinity & Ministry209
Theology & Theological Studies9543288
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology2818
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other3211
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other221
Pastoral Studies & Counseling16
Youth Ministry75
Religious Education56
Humanities & Humanistic Studies10
Business Administration and Management, General6
Religious & Sacred Music51
Elementary Education and Teaching4
Grand Total983337140
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate34%36%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
223
Citations
275

Publication count by topic

Philosophy
63
Sociology
53
Psychology
44
History
34
Art
7
Political science
4
Medicine
3
Geography
1
Computer science
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy172720
History220910
Sociology325152
Political science398012
Psychology4120162
Physics53342
Medicine598412

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199012
199124
199213
199333
199423
199505
199615
199701
199812
199901
200024
200109
200216
200346
2004314
200517
200656
200726
200817
2009510
2010713
2011919
2012310
2013417
2014515
2015812
2016514
2017715
20181118
2019149
20201212

General info

Alternative namesSouthern Seminary
Boyce College
SBTS
WikipediaSouthern Baptist Theological Seminary
Total FTE staff389
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and Contacts

Address2825 Lexington Rd
Louisville, Kentucky, 40280-0001
United States
City population760,000
Phone8006265525