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Member Schools

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

PO Box 22000
Fort Worth, TX 76122
p: 817-923-1921
f: 817-923-0610
Member Status: 
Accredited
Denomination: 
Southern Baptist Convention
Member School Representatives:
President:
Paige Patterson
817-923-1921
Executive Vice President and Provost:
Craig A Blaising
817-923-1921
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Tom Tanner
Fall 2015 Data:
Enrollment: 
2590 (1355.7 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
97
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
22.4
Total Faculty FTE: 
119.4
Approved Degrees: 
DEdMin, DMA, DMin, MA (Archeology and Biblical Studies), MA (Christian Apologetics), MA (Islamic Studies), MA (Theology), MA in Biblical Counseling, MA in Christian Education, MA in Christian School Education, MA in Church Music, MA in Missiology, MA in Worship, Master of Music in Church Music, MDiv, MTS, PhD, PhD (World Christian Studies), ThM, MA (Lay Ministry)
Bonn, Germany
Approved Degrees: MA (Theology)
Houston, TX
Approved Degrees: MDiv, MA in Christian Education, MA (Theology), MTS, DMin, MA (Lay Ministry)
Little Rock, AR
Approved Degrees: MDiv, MA in Christian Education, MTS
Plano, TX
Approved for more than 50 percent of a degree program but not complete degrees
San Antonio, TX
Approved Degrees: MDiv, MA in Christian Education, MTS
Shawnee, OK
Approved for more than 50 percent of a degree program but not complete degrees
Comprehensive Distance Education Program: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1940
Year of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2011
Year of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2021
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2017-04 (Experiments (ES.1.6)), 2017-11 (Exceptions (ES.1.6)), 2018-04 (Experiments (ES.1.6)), 2019-01 (Degree program (DP Standards))
Accreditation Notes: 
The Board of Commissioners has approved an exception to the residency requirement allowing the school to offer the MDiv and MACE completely online. In June 2015, the Board of Commissioners approved a three-year experiment allowing all PhD program specializations (except music) to be offered in a reduced-residency format.