Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Kansas City, MO 64118-4697


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,848
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 222 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 112 applications and 111 students were granted admission. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is at the #97 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 46% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 8% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT990 to 1180
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's tuition was $6,535 for all students regardless of residency (75.6% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 54% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,429 (which is 44.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016-2017, was 24, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $2,610 (which is 55.7% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has enrolled a total of 1,848 students (1,092 students full-time and 756 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,848 students, 64 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 80% men and 20% women and 450 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,398 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 602 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Asian: 7%

Black/African American: 6%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 91% 609 169
Health Professions And Related Programs 5% 34 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,300. Last year, out of the total 59 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 59 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 0 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 0 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,300
Employment Rate 100% --
Total Graduates 59 0

Campus Location

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