New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,820
4.26% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,704
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
2,293
35.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
9.09%
2 Graduates

About

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (62 degrees awarded), Biblical Studies (2 degrees), and Christian Studies (0 degrees).

In 2020, 448 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. 23.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 76.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (277 degrees), 3.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (80 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,820, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,820, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,704.

In 2020, 8% of undergraduate students attending New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,820
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was $8,820. The cost of tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is $−5,580 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$14,704
2020 Value
3.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,704. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 3.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,408
Room and Board
$960
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was of $10,408 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $960. The cost of room and board increased by 13.2% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 16.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

8% of undergraduate students at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 60% with respect to 2019, when 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 2,293 students. The full-time enrollment at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is 813 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,480. This means that 35.5% of students enrolled at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54% White, 8.9% Black or African American, 6.54% Asian, 3.53% Hispanic or Latino, 0.174% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (34.2%), followed by White Female (21.3%) and Asian Male (7.74%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (48.5%), followed by White Female (14.6%) and Asian Male (5.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,293 students. The full-time enrollment at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is 813 and the part-time enrollment is 1,480. This means that 35.5% of students enrolled at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2020 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 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,239
  2. Black or African American
    204
  3. Asian
    150

The enrolled student population at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is 54% White, 8.9% Black or African American, 6.54% Asian, 3.53% Hispanic or Latino, 0.174% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 238 fewer women than men received degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is white (277 degrees awarded). There were 3.46 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (80 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (62 degrees awarded), followed by Biblical Studies (2 degrees) and Christian Studies (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (448 degrees awarded) and Philosophy and Religious Studies (0 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Clergy (103,323 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (26,191 people), Postsecondary teachers (23,341 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (20,006 people), and Other managers (15,410 people).

The most specialized majors at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (448 degrees awarded) and Philosophy and Religious Studies (0 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 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Aerospace engineers, Physicians, Dentists, Surgeons, and Computer and information research scientists

The most specialized majors at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (448 degrees awarded) and Philosophy and Religious Studies (0 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 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Religious organizations (114,333 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (43,475 people), Elementary & secondary schools (42,810 people), Legal services (20,638 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (19,291 people).

The most specialized majors at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (448 degrees awarded) and Philosophy and Religious Studies (0 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 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Most Common
  1. 62 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 0 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 62 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

343
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
105
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 343 degrees were awarded to men at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 3.27 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (105).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 107 degrees were awarded to men at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is 8.92 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to women at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Other Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries, which is 1.7 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% of students graduating from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    277 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    80 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is white (277 degrees awarded). There were 3.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (80 degrees).

17.9% of degree recipients (80 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    217 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (217 degrees awarded). There were 3.62 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (60 degrees).

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Operations

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $67M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.42M (3.62%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $30M. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary employs 41 Professors, 6 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Professors (35), Female Professors(6), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, Service, with 28 employees, and Management with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$67M
2020 Endowment
1.32%
decline from 2019

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $67M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary declined 1.32% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $56.5M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions 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 2020, New Orleans 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

$10.6M
2020 Salaries
9.87%
growth from 2019

In 2020, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $10.6M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($30M) and a 9.87% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.12% growth from 2018 and a 5.81% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.07M
Instructional Salaries
53
Number of Employees

In 2020, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $4.07M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
41 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary were Professor with 41 employees; Associate professor with 6 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees; Service with 28 employees; and Management with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Professor with 35 employees, Female Professor with 6 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

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