New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,460
6.02% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,244
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
2,593
18.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
38.9%
21 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 Christian Studies (148 degrees awarded) and Religious & Sacred Music (2 degrees).

In 2019, 545 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. 19.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 80.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (365 degrees), 5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,460, which is $-6,040 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,460, which is $-6,040 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,244.

In 2019, 20% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,460
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was $8,460. The cost of tuition at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is $-6,040 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,244
2019 Value
26.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,244. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 26.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,198
Room and Board
$825
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was of $9,198 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board increased by 2.54% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.13% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

20%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

20% of undergraduate students at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 17.6% with respect to 2018, when 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 2,593 students. The full-time enrollment at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is 487 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,106. This means that 18.8% 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 58.4% White, 11.1% Black or African American, 3.36% Hispanic or Latino, 2.47% Asian, 0.193% Two or More Races, 0.116% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (22.3%), followed by White Female (9.81%) and Black or African American Male (2.64%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (46.4%), followed by White Female (30.2%) and Asian Male (3.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

18.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,593 students. The full-time enrollment at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is 487 and the part-time enrollment is 2,106. This means that 18.8% of students enrolled at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2019 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 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), 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
    1,514
  2. Black or African American
    288
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    87

The enrolled student population at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is 58.4% White, 11.1% Black or African American, 3.36% Hispanic or Latino, 2.47% Asian, 0.193% Two or More Races, 0.116% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 441 students (17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 335 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 (365 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is Christian Studies (148 degrees awarded), followed by Religious & Sacred Music (2 degrees) and N/A.

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 Philosophy and Religious Studies (190 degrees awarded) and Theology (355 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 (110,593 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (27,666 people), Postsecondary teachers (22,916 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (15,974 people), and Other managers (15,770 people).

The most specialized majors at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Philosophy and Religious Studies (190 degrees awarded) and Theology (355 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 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, Sales managers, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Philosophy and Religious Studies (190 degrees awarded) and Theology (355 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 (119,929 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (42,061 people), Elementary & secondary schools (41,478 people), Legal services (20,734 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (19,534 people).

The most specialized majors at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Philosophy and Religious Studies (190 degrees awarded) and Theology (355 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. 148 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was Christian Studies with 148 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

440
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
105
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 440 degrees were awarded to men at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 4.19 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (105).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 173 degrees were awarded to men at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Christian Studies, which is 10.2 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 39 degrees were awarded to women at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Biblical Studies, which is 0.672 times less than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 (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 (69.1%).

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, 28.6% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    365 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is white (365 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (73 degrees).

13.4% of degree recipients (73 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    300 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    65 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (300 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (65 degrees).

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Operations

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $67.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.25M (7.74%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $27.1M. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary employs 38 Professors, 10 Associate professors, and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Professors (32), Male Associate professors(10), and Female Professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$67.9M
2019 Endowment
5.99%
growth from 2018

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $67.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary grew 5.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $57.8M 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 2019, 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

$9.61M
2019 Salaries
1.12%
growth from 2018

In 2019, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $9.61M in salaries, which represents 35.4% of their overall expenditure ($27.1M) and a 1.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.81% decline from 2017 and a 2.1% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.87M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2019, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $3.87M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
49 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary were Professor with 38 employees; Associate professor with 10 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Professor with 32 employees, Male Associate professor with 10 employees, and Female Professor with 6 employees.

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