Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

Overview of Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

The campus of Baptist Missionary is in Jacksonville, TX, which is a town not particularly near any major cities. Its Baptist nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Baptist Missionary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Baptist Missionary is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Baptist Missionary Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply.


Baptist Missionary has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 128 students enrolled (84 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at Baptist Missionary are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

A lot of students at Baptist Missionary attend part-time. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

Baptist Missionary Tuition and Affordability

Baptist Missionary is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Baptist Missionary

Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
1530 E Pine St
Jacksonville , TX 75766-5407
General Phone: (903) 586-2501

Baptist Missionary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy23theology and religious vocations

Number of programs and degrees for Baptist Missionary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree11
Bachelor's degree111
Master's degree111

Baptist Missionary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baptist Missionary had a total enrollment of 128 students (84 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Part-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 48%
Graduate 52%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 27%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
(Foreign Students) 12%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 13%
35-39 20%
40-49 23%
50-64 17%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Baptist Missionary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 40 %

Baptist Missionary Room and Board (2007)

Baptist Missionary offers campus housing for 25 of its 84 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Jacksonville, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Baptist Missionary Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Baptist Missionary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,310
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,310
Room and board $ 3,580
Room charge $ 3,580
Books and supplies $ 350
Other expenses $ 650

Financial Aid:
Baptist Missionary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2331200)

Baptist Missionary Faculty

Baptist Missionary has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$37,8500*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$37,8500*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Baptist Missionary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

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