Baptist Theological Seminary At Richmond

Overview of Baptist Theological Seminary At Richmond

Baptist Theological is found in Richmond, VA. Richmond is a medium-sized city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Baptist identity. Baptist Theological is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at the school.

Areas of Study

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

Baptist Theological Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


Baptist Theological maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 133 in 2007-2008 at Baptist Theological. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

Baptist Theological offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The purpose of the seminary is to provide advanced theological education and training for effective leadership in the various ministries of the church for those men and women who are called and committed to Christian ministry. As a community of learners committed to God as revealed in Jesus Christ, the seminary is dedicated to the following principles: 1. The seminary seeks to maintain excellence in scholarship and to provide for and encourage the spiritual growth of its faculty, staff, students, and constituents. 2. The seminary stresses classical theological disciplines and pursues new avenues of education, encouraging practical application and hands-on practice in ministry. 3. The seminary is distinctively Baptist in terms of heritage with an ecumenical commitment, a global perspective, and participation in the world-wide Christian mission. 4. The seminary is committed to gender and racial inclusion, and in the development of faculty and staff pledges to seek to achieve balance in gender and race. Adopted October 2000"

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Baptist Theological

Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond
3400 Brook Road
Richmond , VA 23227-4536
General Phone: (804) 355-8135

Baptist Theological Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy40theology, ministry

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Doctor's degree101
First-professional degree301

Baptist Theological Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baptist Theological had a total enrollment of 133 students (28 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 17%
First Professional 83%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 14%
25-29 34%
30-34 12%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 18%
65+ 4%

Baptist Theological Room and Board (2007)

Baptist Theological offers campus housing for 45 of its 28 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 4 meals per week.

Baptist Theological Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 6,255
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,235

Financial Aid:
Baptist Theological participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3116900)

Baptist Theological Faculty

Baptist Theological has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year6$71,0952*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$71,0953$63,941

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

Baptist Theological Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theology/Theological Studies

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Baptist Theological Highlights

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What Sets Baptist Theological Apart:

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