Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,432
2022 Average Net Price
$16,324
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
80%
60 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,764
45.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
53.8%
14 Graduates

About

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in Wake County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Divinity & Ministry (225 degrees awarded), Christian Studies (59 degrees), and Theological Studies (49 degrees).

In 2022, 570 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 21.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 78.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (449 degrees), 10.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $9,432, which is $−14,564 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $9,432, which is $−14,564 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,324.

In 2022, 32% of undergraduate students attending Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$9,432
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was $9,432. The cost of tuition at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is $−14,564 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$16,324
2022 Value
1.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,324. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 1.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,736
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $5,736 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 28.1% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

32%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

32% of undergraduate students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 13.5% with respect to 2021, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary received 60 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 32.6% annual growth. Out of those 60 applicants, 48 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80% acceptance rate.

There were 2,764 students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2022. 48% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 68.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
48
Accepted Out of 60

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was 80% (48 admissions from 60 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 89.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 32.6%, while admissions declined by −40%..

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SAT Scores

48%
Submission Percentage (2022)
16
Scores Submitted (2022)

48% of enrolled first-time students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 2,764 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,267 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,497. This means that 45.8% 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 78.4% White, 7.89% Hispanic or Latino, 4.63% Asian, 4.59% Black or African American, 0.724% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (43.8%), followed by White Female (31.5%) and Black or African American Male (6.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (65.9%), followed by White Female (16.3%) and Asian Male (3.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,764 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,267 and the part-time enrollment is 1,497. This means that 45.8% of students enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 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 (73%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    2,166 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    218 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    128 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is 78.4% White, 7.89% Hispanic or Latino, 4.63% Asian, 4.59% Black or African American, 0.724% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 95 students (3.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 324 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 (449 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (44 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Divinity & Ministry (225 degrees awarded), followed by Christian Studies (59 degrees) and Theological Studies (49 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (442 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (65 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees).

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 (180,316 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (129,379 people), Postsecondary teachers (128,303 people), Other managers (126,088 people), and Clergy (121,130 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2022 are Theology (442 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (65 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), and English (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (442 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (65 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), and English (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (422,343 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (257,398 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (156,723 people), Religious organizations (138,821 people), and Computer Systems Design (118,098 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (442 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (65 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), and English (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 225 degrees awarded
  2. 59 degrees awarded
  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Divinity & Ministry with 225 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

447
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
123
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 447 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 3.63 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (123).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 264 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is 8 times more than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is 0.125 times less than the 264 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% 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, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    449 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (449 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (44 degrees).

1.58% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    357 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    92 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (357 degrees awarded). There were 3.88 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (92 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $40.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−6.38%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of 33M. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 24 Professors, 12 Associate professors and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Professor (23), Male Associate professor (11), and Male Assistant professor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Management, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

Endowment

$40.9M
2022 Endowment
3.6%
decline from 2021

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $40.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary declined 3.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.72M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$15.4M
2022 Salaries
0.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents 46.7% of their overall expenditure ($33M) and a 0.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.7M
Instructional Salaries
50
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $3.7M to 50 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Professor with 24 employees, Associate professor with 12 employees, and Assistant professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary were Management with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Professor with 23 employees, Male Associate professor with 11 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 7 employees.

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