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Colleges / The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Louisville, KY 4-Year Private

About SBTS

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is a private, religous school located in the of Louisville, KY

Founded in 1858, the institution currently enrolls around 3,190 students a year, including 668 undergrads. The institution runs on a academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About SBTS

Acceptance rate: 71%

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: July 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

SBTS Acceptance Rate

Around 71 percent of all applicants to SBTS are accepted each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is SBTS a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

About 78 percent of students who start at SBTS come back the next year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $18,258 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does SBTS sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is SBTS a good school for YOU?

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SBTS Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SBTS is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SBTS is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SBTS ACT Scores

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SBTS SAT Scores

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SBTS Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$20,796

In State

$20,796

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$20,112
$20,112
Fees
$684
$684
Housing
Unknown
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at SBTS is like? There are approximately 3,190 students enrolled at SBTS, including 668 undergraduate students and 2,522 graduate students. 62% percent of students attend school full-time.

62%

Full Time

38%

Part Time

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,190

Campus Setting

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$20,796

Out-of-State

$20,796

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 15
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