The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Also known as SBTS, Southern Seminary

2825 Lexington Rd, Louisville, KY

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The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, located in Louisville, Kentucky, is a school dedicated to providing a comprehensive education. The school maintains a Southern Baptist affiliation, and offers studies through its seminary. Over two thousand students enroll at SBTS annually. Over ten different programs are offered at SBTS, including degrees as high as a Doctor's degree. The more popular programs among individuals are shown below:

  • Ministry
  • Theology
  • Missions, Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Religious Education
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries
  • Religious, Sacred Music

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then studied by admissions staff.

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary also provides services for students such as career guidance for students in need of help, flexible scheduling for those with difficult working schedules, and job placement options.

The cost of tuition is close to $13,000 for graduate students and about $16,000 for undergraduate students annually. The prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their cost of attendance. Student housing is available on-campus for potential students. The yearly cost of housing is around $2,600. Some students at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary may be eligible for financial assistance, which is typically provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

This school has been accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools since 1938. Get more information by clicking on the link to visit the school's official website, where you can see programs available, financial aid & tuition, and disclosures.

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.

Get more information about the programs offered by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary by clicking the request information to the right.

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


Liberal Arts and Sciences

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 estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

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

  • The estimated tuition range is around $17,000-$20,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $760 for part time students
  • Required fees for full-time students: $550

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $14,000 per year for graduate students
  • Per unit charges are around $590 for part time students
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $550

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 Aid78%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships59%$1,741
Receiving Student Loans37%$11,315

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