School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address2825 Lexington Rd, Louisville, KY 40280-0001
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryTheological seminaries, Bible college, and other faith-related institution
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is 86.96% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 58.13%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate86.96 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)58.13 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

SBTS's 2023 tuition & fees is $12,000 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.87% compared to the last year's rate ($11,896).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $9,000. The graduate tuition decreased by -1.45% compared to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,000
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,000
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,266 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 987 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. SBTS has 1,018 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,248 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,266
Undergraduate Students1,018
Graduate Students3,248
Online Enrollment987

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

SBTS offers 40 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by SBTS
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs40 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Other)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification