The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Graduate School

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (referred to as SBTS) is a Private, 4 years school located in Louisville, KY.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of SBTS is $9,000 in average. The school has 3,248 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,266 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (referred to as SBTS) is a Private, 4 years school located in Louisville, KY.
The school is accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (1/1/1938 - Current).
SBTS Directory Information
School NameThe Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS)
Address2825 Lexington Rd, Louisville, KY 40280-0001
Phone800-626-5525
Webhttps://www.sbts.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.sbts.edu/admissions/start-your-application
Financial Infohttps://www.sbts.edu/future-students/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of SBTS is $9,000 in average. The school has 3,248 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,266 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 40 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$9,000
Student Population3,248
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs40 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at SBTS is $9,000 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $494.
SBTS offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$8,550
Required Fees$450
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$494
SBTS offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is $9,000. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -1.45% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$16,686$652
2019-2020$11,124$652
2020-2021$8,550$582
2021-2022$8,550$582
2022-2023$8,550$450
The graduate school tuition & fees of SBTS is average compared to private graduate schools in Kentucky. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Kentucky graduate tuition is $17,742 (public) / $10,765 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary$9,000
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Kentucky Graduate Schools$10,484$12,915
Public$11,003$17,742
Private$10,765
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $8,950 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at SBTS.
On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $3,960. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$7,150$1,500$2,460$1,500
2019-2020$7,450$1,500$2,460$1,500
2020-2021$7,450$1,500$2,460$1,500
2021-2022$7,450$1,500$2,460$1,500
2022-2023$7,450$1,500$2,460$1,500
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $494 at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.00% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$618
2019-2020$618
2020-2021$475
2021-2022$475
2022-2023$494

Graduate Programs at SBTS

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary offers 24 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 600 students have completed their study at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Offered Degrees at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree110402
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship70128
Doctor's degree - professional practice5068
Post Bachelor's Degree112
Total241600
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Divinity/Ministry program with 276 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Theology/Theological Studies program with 104 completers.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary offers 24 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 600 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 402 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 68 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Philosophy and Religious Studies6-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 396 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology31-
Religious Education13-
Religious/Sacred Music9-
Theology/Theological Studies33$44,500
Divinity/Ministry276-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)12-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling--
Youth Ministry1-
Lay Ministry--
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (other)21-
Total402
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 128 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology11-
Religious Education5-
Religious/Sacred Music--
Theology/Theological Studies104-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)--
Pastoral Studies/Counseling3-
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (other)5-
Total128
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 68 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology8-
Religious Education--
Theology/Theological Studies40-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling11-
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (other)9-
Total68
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 2 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology2-
Total2

Graduate Student Population at SBTS

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 3,248 students enrolled into The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary graduate schools where it has total 4,266 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,426 full-time and 1,822 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,757 male and 491 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,2482,757491
Full-time1,4261,238188
Part-tme1,8221,519303
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,316 White (71.31%), 104 Black/African American (3.20%), 64 Hispanic (1.97%), 131 Asian (4.03%), and 633 students with other races. 605 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,2482,757491
American Indian/Native American110
Asian13110823
Black/African American1048915
Hispanic64568
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander330
White2,3161,981335
Two More220
Un-Known22184
Non-resident Alien605499106
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 875 graduate students (26.94% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,187 graduate students (36.55% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,248
Enrolled Online Exclusively875
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,187
Not in Online Courses1,186

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