Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,960

31.3% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,217

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

76.1%

46 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,522

57.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

31.1%

33 Graduates

About

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in Wake County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Christian Studies (42 degrees awarded), General English Language & Literature (2 degrees), and General Philosophy & Religious Studies (2 degrees).

In 2016, 432 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 21.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 78.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (356 degrees), 18.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $9,960, which is $-10,200 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $9,960, which is $-10,200 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,217.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,960

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was $9,960. The cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $-10,200 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$8,217

2016 Value

25.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,217. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 25.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,441

Room and Board

$909

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $5,441 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $909. The cost of room and board increased by 2.99% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.94% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 15.4% with respect to 2015, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

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Admissions

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received 46 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 63.5% annual decline. Out of those 46 applicants, 35 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,522 students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 91.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

35

Accepted Out of 46

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was 76.1% (35 admissions from 46 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 98.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -63.5%, while admissions declined by -71.8%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 2,522 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,448 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,074. This means that 57.4% of students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83% White, 4.68% Hispanic or Latino, 4.48% Black or African American, 2.97% Asian, 0.436% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (50.8%), followed by White Female (33.1%) and Black or African American Male (3.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (72.2%), followed by White Female (12.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,522 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,448 and the part-time enrollment is 1,074. This means that 57.4% of students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,093

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    118

  3. Black or African American

    113

The enrolled student population at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 83% White, 4.68% Hispanic or Latino, 4.48% Black or African American, 2.97% Asian, 0.436% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 58 students (2.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 246 fewer women than men received degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The majority of degree recipients at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are white (356 degrees awarded). There were 18.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Christian Studies (42 degrees awarded), followed by General English Language & Literature (2 degrees) and General Philosophy & Religious Studies (2 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (87 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (28 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Elementary & middle school teachers (112,831 people), Clergy (109,262 people), Miscellaneous managers (75,199 people), Postsecondary teachers (70,846 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (59,408 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (87 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (28 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (87 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (28 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Elementary & secondary schools (201,065 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (142,592 people), Hospitals (129,116 people), Religious organizations (127,220 people), and Computer Systems Design (53,555 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (87 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (28 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Most Common

  1. 42 degrees awarded

  2. 2 degrees awarded

  3. 2 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Christian Studies with 42 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 339

  2. 93

In 2016, 339 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 3.65 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (93).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 142 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is 20.3 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 29 degrees were awarded to women at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Christian Studies, which is 0.592 times less than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 24% of students graduating from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Male and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    356 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (356 degrees awarded). There were 18.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (19 degrees).

4.4% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    278 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    78 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (278 degrees awarded). There were 3.56 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (78 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $26.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.05M (4.02%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total expenditure of $26.3M. Of that $26.3M, they spent $12.1M on salaries and $26.3M on benefits.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 24 Professors, 17 Associate professors, and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Professors (24), Male Associate professors(17), and Male Assistant professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.1M

2015 Endowment

1.68%

growth from 2014

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $26.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary grew 1.68% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.81M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$12.1M

Salary Expenditure

$26.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total expenditure of $26.3M. Of that $26.3M, they spent $12.1M on salaries and $26.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.1M

2015 Salaries

12%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $12.1M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($26.3M) and a 12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.03% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.04M

Instructional Salaries

59

Number of Employees

In 2015, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $3.04M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 25% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

24 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Professor with 24 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; Management with 36 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Professor with 24 employees, Male Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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