Temple Baptist Seminary

Overview of Temple Baptist Seminary

Temple Baptist Seminary is in Chattanooga, TN. Chattanooga is a medium-sized city. The school is classified as a Baptist college. Temple Baptist Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Temple Baptist Seminary tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at the school include religion and philosophy.

Temple Baptist Seminary Selectivity

Not all applicants to Temple Baptist Seminary are accepted.

Student Body

Approximately 122 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at Temple Baptist Seminary are in their forties, or even older. The school is essentially a male school.

Student Life

Temple Baptist Seminary offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Temple Baptist Seminary can take advantage of the school's meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Tennessee Temple University is a distinctively Christian liberal arts institution of higher education that prepares students for lives of leadership and service."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Temple Baptist Seminary

Temple Baptist Seminary
1906 Union Avenue
Chattanooga , TN 37404
General Phone: (423) 493-4221

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Temple Baptist Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy51general philosophy, religious education, theology, ministry, pre-ministerial studies, theological and ministerial studies, theology and religious vocations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Doctor's degree - other01
Master's degree474
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years41
Doctor's degree - professional practice01

Temple Baptist Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Temple Baptist Seminary had a total enrollment of 122 students (71 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 9%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 5%
20-21 11%
22-24 11%
25-29 16%
30-34 13%
35-39 10%
40-49 18%
50-64 14%
65+ 2%

Temple Baptist Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Temple Baptist Seminary offers campus housing for 1,601 of its 71 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Temple Baptist Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,358
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,572

Financial Aid:
Temple Baptist Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 003524A1)

Temple Baptist Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

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

Temple Baptist Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Philosophy, Other
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Religious Education
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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Temple Baptist Seminary Highlights

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