Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Wake Forest, NC 27587-1889


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,522
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 876 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)

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 46 applications and 35 students were granted admission. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's tuition was $9,960 for all students regardless of residency (62.8% 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, 45% of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. -- of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% 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, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has enrolled a total of 2,522 students (1,448 students full-time and 1,074 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,522 students, 39 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 81% men and 19% women and 376 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,146 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 580 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 83%

Hispanic: 5%

Black/African American: 4%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Southeastern 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 67% 868 0
Philosophy And Religious Studies 20% 260 40
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 4% 56 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 33 0
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 0% 6 0
Education 0% 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 0% 4
English Language And Literature/letters 0% 4
Visual And Performing Arts 0% 3 0
History 0% 2

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 Southeastern 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.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Meredith College
16.1 mile away
Shaw University
16.1 mile away
Apex School of Theology
18.7 mile away
Duke University
23.7 mile away
Barton College
37.6 mile away
Campbell University
41.5 mile away