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Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Southern
#1908 / #543
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#125
Most Desirable School
Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Featured Rankings

About Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

According to Wikipedia, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is a Baptist theological institute in Louisville, Kentucky. It is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. The seminary was founded in 1859 in Greenville, South Carolina, where it was at first housed on the campus of Furman University. The seminary has been an innovator in theological education, establishing one of the first Ph.D. programs in religion in the year 1892. After being closed during the Civil War, it moved in 1877 to a newly built campus in downtown Louisville and moved to its current location in 1926 in the Crescent Hill neighborhood. In 1953, Southern became one of the few seminaries to offer a full, accredited degree course in church music. For more than fifty years Southern has been one of the world's largest theological seminaries, with an FTE enrollment of over 3,300 students in 2015.

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Online Degrees

MA in Christian Education
  • Required Credits: 61
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MDiv in Divinity
Degree Concentrations
  • Christian Ministry
  • Great Commission Studies
  • Biblical Counseling
  • Biblical Counseling
  • Required Credits: 88
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Theological Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Lay Leadership
  • Required Credits: 48
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
35580%42%108122

How Much Does Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$11,896

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
5,7211,1704,551

Where is Southern Baptist Theological Seminary?

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is located at 2825 Lexington Rd, Louisville KY 40280-0001

What Is Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Known For?

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Religious Studies
#184
World Rank
#197
Historical Rank
#47
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Philosophy
#637
World Rank
#701
Historical Rank
#191
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Communications
#1701
World Rank
#1725
Historical Rank
#467
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Education
#2860
World Rank
#2867
Historical Rank
#664
USA Rank
education Degrees
Sociology
#2501
World Rank
#2506
Historical Rank
#737
USA Rank
sociology Degrees

Who Are Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Most Influential Alumni?

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Social Work. Here are some of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's most famous alumni:

Miguel A. De La Torre
Miguel A. De La Torre
An American theologian.
Albert Mohler
Albert Mohler
An American theologian.
Benjamin Ladner
An American academic.
Russell D. Moore
Russell D. Moore
An American evangelical theologian.
Ed Stetzer
Ed Stetzer
An American Christian writer.
Charles L. Feinberg
An American biblical scholar.
Frank Stagg
A Theologian, author and pastor from the United States.
James Emery White
An American baptist theologian.
Zulu Sofola
A Nigerian writer, First Female professor of Theatre Arts .
Adam W. Greenway
An American theologian and religious leader.
Paul R. House
An American scholar.
Reginald Bibby
Reginald Bibby
A Canadian sociologist.

Who Are Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Most Influential Faculty?

Michael Haykin
Michael Haykin
An American theologian.