New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS)

3939 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, LA

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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is a Southern Baptist affiliated school located in New Orleans, Louisiana, which maintains a seminary for students seeking to become priests. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled annually at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary offers several programs for students to choose from. The more popular programs among students are listed below:

  • Ministry
  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Studies
  • Missions, Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Religious Education

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, school records, as well as any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff.

NOBTS also provides services for students in the form of career guidance & assistance for students in need of help, daycare assistance for students with children, and job placement options.

The cost of this school's tuition is approximately $4,800 for graduate students and approximately $6,300 for undergraduate programs annually. The prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their individualized cost of attendance. Housing may be offered for those that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $2,200 annually. Financial aid may be offered to potential students that meet the necessary requirements.

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has been accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools since 2007. To learn more and get consumer disclosures, you can visit

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

Find more information about available programs offered by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary by clicking the request information button to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Theology and Religious Vocations

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $6,400-$7,600
  • For part-time students, charges are between $270-$320 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $570

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $4,800-$5,700 for graduate students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $270 to $320 per credit hour
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $570

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid13%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships13%$1,139

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