Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,440

4.82% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,878

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

95.2%

105 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,638

54.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

38.5%

35 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 (35 degrees awarded), Missionary Studies & Missiology (7 degrees), and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (5 degrees).

In 2017, 438 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 21% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 79% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (378 degrees), 23.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $10,440, which is $-10,293 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $10,440, which is $-10,293 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,878.

In 2017, 27% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,440

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was $10,440. The cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $-10,293 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$15,878

2017 Value

93.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,878. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 93.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,604

Room and Board

$500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $5,604 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $500. The cost of room and board increased by 3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

27%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

27% of undergraduate students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 55% with respect to 2016, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received 105 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 128% annual growth. Out of those 105 applicants, 100 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,638 students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 82%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

100

Accepted Out of 105

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was 95.2% (100 admissions from 105 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 76.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 128%, while admissions grew by 186%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 2,638 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,440 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,198. This means that 54.6% 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 82.7% White, 5.12% Black or African American, 4.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.34% Asian, 0.417% 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 (53.5%), followed by White Female (29.5%) and Black or African American Male (5.17%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (72.4%), followed by White Female (13.4%) and Asian Male (4.36%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,638 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,440 and the part-time enrollment is 1,198. This means that 54.6% of students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 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 81%. 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

    2,182

  2. Black or African American

    135

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    125

The enrolled student population at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 82.7% White, 5.12% Black or African American, 4.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.34% Asian, 0.417% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 48 students (1.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 254 fewer women than men received degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The majority of degree recipients at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are white (378 degrees awarded). There were 23.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (16 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Christian Studies (35 degrees awarded), followed by Missionary Studies & Missiology (7 degrees) and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (5 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 (281 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (103 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (26 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 (194,570 people), Clergy (116,592 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (111,990 people), Postsecondary teachers (105,355 people), and Other managers (98,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (281 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (103 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), and English (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (281 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (103 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), and English (5 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 (351,604 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (212,638 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (141,891 people), Religious organizations (137,952 people), and Legal services (97,966 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (281 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (103 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), and English (5 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. 35 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Christian Studies with 35 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 346

  2. 92

In 2017, 346 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 3.76 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (92).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is 36 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Christian Studies, which is 0.422 times less than the 64 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% 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, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (52%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Female and White (52% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    378 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (378 degrees awarded). There were 23.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (16 degrees).

3.2% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    299 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (299 degrees awarded). There were 3.78 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (79 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $28.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.45M (8.59%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $28.5M. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 27 Professors, 16 Assistant professors, and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Professors (27), Male Assistant professors(15), and Male Associate professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Management, with 29 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$28.5M

2017 Endowment

10.3%

growth from 2016

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $28.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary grew 10.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.64M 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 2017, 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

Salary Expenditure

$12.4M

2017 Salaries

0.0858%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $12.4M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($28.5M) and a 0.0858% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.97% growth from 2015 and a 12% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3M

Instructional Salaries

52

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $3M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

27 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

41 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Professor with 27 employees; Assistant professor with 16 employees; and Assistant professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Management with 29 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 Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Professor with 27 employees, Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Male Associate professor with 9 employees.

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