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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, NOBTS, is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and was established in 1917 as the Baptist Bible Institute. NOBTS offers Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's, and Associate's degrees in ministry. Students are also offered certificates and diplomas in children's ministry. Distant students can opt for online certificate programs. NOBTS provides education through the following 5 academic divisions:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Education
  • Church Music
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Theological and Historical

The seminary recommends the Sallie Mae Smart Option Loan as financial aid for its students. The students participate in organizations like the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the International Student Fellowship, the Student Theological Fellowship, and United Chaplains Ministry.

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Contacting New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
3939 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans , LA 70126
General Phone: (504) 282-4455
http://www.nobts.edu

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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy352Christian studies, bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year824
Associate's degree143
Bachelor's degree532
Postbaccalaureate certificate05
Master's degree1597
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship176
Doctor's degree - professional practice272
Post-master's certificate02

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 2,036 students (1,517 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 66%
Women 34%
Full-Time 28%
Part-Time 72%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 54%
Graduate 46%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 10%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 290 of its 1,517 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total257256100%22789%
Men174174100%14986%
Women838299%7895%

Application Requirements:

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

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,770
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,770
Room and board $ 1,890
Room charge $ 1,890
Books and supplies $ 500
Other expenses $ 200

Financial Aid:
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 201900)

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Faculty

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 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 year24$61,7002*
Associate professorcalendar year13$54,2211*
Assistant professorcalendar year5$52,4156$44,687
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year42$58,28010$43,647

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

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Christian Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies

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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Highlights

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