Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,784
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,077
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
92.5%
252 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,164
50.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
48.6%
36 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 Divinity & Ministry (12 degrees awarded), General English Language & Literature (7 degrees), and Christian Studies (6 degrees).

In 2019, 497 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 22.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (411 degrees), 17.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,784, which is $−13,242 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,784, which is $−13,242 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,077.

In 2019, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,784
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was $8,784. The cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $−13,242 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$13,077
2019 Value
21%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,077. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 21%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,350
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $7,350 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 56% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 45.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 57.9% with respect to 2018, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received 252 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 40.8% annual decline. Out of those 252 applicants, 233 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,164 students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 55.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
233
Accepted Out of 252

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was 92.5% (233 admissions from 252 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 90.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −40.8%, while admissions declined by −39.3%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 3,164 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,591 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,573. This means that 50.3% 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 78.9% White, 7.46% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% Asian, 5.03% Black or African American, 0.537% 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 most commonly White Male (48.3%), followed by White Female (27.5%) and Black or African American Male (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (70%), followed by White Female (14%) and Asian Male (4.03%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,164 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,591 and the part-time enrollment is 1,573. This means that 50.3% of students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    2,495
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    236
  3. Asian
    170

The enrolled student population at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 78.9% White, 7.46% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% Asian, 5.03% Black or African American, 0.537% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 69 students (2.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 277 fewer women than men received degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (411 degrees awarded). There were 17.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Divinity & Ministry (12 degrees awarded), followed by General English Language & Literature (7 degrees) and Christian Studies (6 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 (351 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (86 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (7 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 Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (137,861 people), Clergy (123,957 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (106,849 people), Other managers (106,846 people), and Secondary school teachers (73,414 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (351 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (86 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (7 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and History (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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (351 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (86 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (7 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and History (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 (273,144 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (160,316 people), Religious organizations (136,864 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (123,865 people), and Legal services (105,864 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (351 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (86 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (7 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and History (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. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 6 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Divinity & Ministry with 12 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

387
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
110
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 387 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 3.52 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (110).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 200 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is 15.4 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Christian Studies, which is 0.412 times less than the 51 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 25% 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, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 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
    411 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (411 degrees awarded). There were 17.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

1.41% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    317 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    94 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (317 degrees awarded). There were 3.37 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (94 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $29.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.28M (7.82%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $31.2M. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 29 Professors, 15 Assistant professors, and 10 Associate professors. Most academics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Professors (29), Male Assistant professors(12), and Male Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$29.2M
2019 Endowment
0.0388%
growth from 2018

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $29.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary grew 0.0388% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.31M 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 2019, 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

$13.6M
2019 Salaries
5.88%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $13.6M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($31.2M) and a 5.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.53% growth from 2017 and a 0.0858% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.84M
Instructional Salaries
57
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $3.84M to 57 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
59 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Professor with 29 employees; Assistant professor with 15 employees; and Assistant professor with 10 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 23 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Professor with 29 employees, Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Male Associate professor with 10 employees.

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