If you want to apply to SBTS, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and the application fee is $35.
Here is an overiew of some of SBTS's admissions stats.
|SBTS 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
These are the application deadlines for The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||July 15||––|
SBTS does not offer early decision or early action.
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For more information on transferring to The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, contact the school directly.
SBTS has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by SBTS during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with SBTS for more information on admission factors.
To apply to SBTS, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with SBTS's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
SBTS has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
SBTS considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
SBTS is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in SBTS during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to SBTS?
❌ Students who are admitted to SBTS must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does SBTS accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ SBTS accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to SBTS?
✅ SBTS is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is SBTS's acceptance rate?
✅ SBTS's acceptance rate is 71%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at SBTS?
❌ SBTS does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
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