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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is Baptist college with 1081 students located in New Orleans, LA.

Open Admissions, Religiously affiliated, Seminary / Bible College

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Overview

Overview

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The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great Commission and the Great Commandments through the local church and its ministries.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,081
Gender 70% Male / 30% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 30% Full Time / 70% Part Time
Geography 1% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 38%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 9%
Ethnicity Unknown 33%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Facilities: learning extension centers in baton rouge, lake charles, and shreveport. other centers in mississippi, alabama, florida, and georgia.
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Christian Studies (86%), Christian Studies (13%), Religious/Sacred Music (0%), Religious/Sacred Music (0%), Women's Ministry (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the philosophy and teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles, and the subsequent intellectual and cultural movements and institutions based on Christianity. Includes instruction in Christian sacred scripture, Christian literature and philosophy, and studies of one or more of the main branches of the faith and their cultural context including Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and others.

Job Opportunities:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the history, theory, composition, and performance of music for religious or sacred purposes, and that prepares individuals for religious musical vocations such as choir directors, cantors, organists, and chanters.

Job Opportunities:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

Associates

A program that focuses on the philosophy and teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles, and the subsequent intellectual and cultural movements and institutions based on Christianity. Includes instruction in Christian sacred scripture, Christian literature and philosophy, and studies of one or more of the main branches of the faith and their cultural context including Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and others.

Job Opportunities:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the history, theory, composition, and performance of music for religious or sacred purposes, and that prepares individuals for religious musical vocations such as choir directors, cantors, organists, and chanters.

Job Opportunities:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

A program that prepares non-ordained women to provide spiritual, counseling, and leadership services to other women in local churches, parachurch organizations, and other settings. Includes instruction in foundations of women's ministry, women's ministry in the local church, spiritual formation, women's evangelism and discipleship, bible study and theology, homiletics, lay counseling, women's issues, and leadership training.

Job Opportunities:

Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Religious Workers, All Other
All religious workers not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

President Charles S Kelley Jr
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Full-time Faculty 57
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 87 : 12
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 71
Tenure Track Faculty 28

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 65.3% accepted of 346 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Religious Affiliation Commitment, Application Essay

Important: Recommendations, Interview

Also Considered: Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Extracurricular Activities

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,930 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $6,000, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $6,000 Same as On-Campus
Fees $540 Same as On-Campus
Housing $5,310 $7,750
Books $750 $750
Total (before financial aid) $12,600 $15,040

Students Receiving Aid

65% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Institutional Grants 55% $439
Other Loans 4% $7,000
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 10% $1,898
Student Loans 4% $7,000

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.nobts.edu/financialaid/default.html.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.nobts.edu/resources/pdf/financialaid/fee%20schedule%202012-2013.pdf.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

9% of students graduated on time.

22% of students graduated in six years.

74% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#102 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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