Wesley Biblical Seminary

Overview of Wesley Biblical Seminary

Wesley Biblical Seminary is in a medium-sized city, in Jackson, MS. The school has a Interdenominational religious affiliation. Wesley Biblical Seminary is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Wesley Biblical Seminary include religion and philosophy.

Wesley Biblical Seminary Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Wesley Biblical Seminary does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 127 students (17 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at Wesley Biblical Seminary. The student body at the school is overwhelmingly male.

Student Life

Dorm living is common.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"ôWesley Biblical Seminary is a multi-denominational, graduate school of theology within the evangelical, Wesleyan-Arminian tradition. The mission of the seminary is to provide graduate-level, theological education for persons preparing for Christian service. This mission is accomplished by nurturing the spiritual life of the students, guiding the development of their biblical and theological understanding, and improving their ministry skills. The desired outcome is persons who are competently prepared to fulfill their role in the global mission of the church.ö"

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Contacting Wesley Biblical Seminary

Wesley Biblical Seminary
787 E. Northside Drive
Jackson , MS 39286
General Phone: (601) 366-8880

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Wesley Biblical Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy18theology, ministry

Number of programs and degrees for Wesley Biblical Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree81
First-professional degree101

Wesley Biblical Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wesley Biblical Seminary had a total enrollment of 127 students (17 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 27%
First Professional 73%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 22%
Hispanic 3%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 10%
25-29 22%
30-34 14%
35-39 11%
40-49 22%
50-64 11%
65+ 1%

Wesley Biblical Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Wesley Biblical Seminary offers campus housing for 45 of its 17 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wesley Biblical Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,450

Financial Aid:
Wesley Biblical Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2516200)

Wesley Biblical Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$41,0880*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$41,7401*

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

Wesley Biblical Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Wesley Biblical Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Wesley Biblical Seminary Apart:

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