Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary: Narrative Description

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1530 East Pine St.
Jacksonville, TX 75766-5407
Tel: (903)586-2501; Admissions: (903)586-2501; Web Site:

Description: Independent Baptist, comprehensive, specialized, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and first professional degrees. Founded 1955. Setting: 17-acre small town campus. Endowment: $613,239. Educational spending 2002-03: $3230 per student. Total enrollment: 94. 20 applied, 90% were admitted. Full-time: 14 students, 7% women, 93% men. Part-time: 34 students, 9% women, 91% men. Students come from 7 states and territories, 29% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 25% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 79% 25 or older, 36% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 100% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Required: 3 recommendations, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 7/25. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Tuition: $2250 full-time, $75 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $80 full-time, $40 per term part-time. College room only: $1800.

Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. 9 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2001-02. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Kellar Library with 63,603 books, 947 microform titles, 453 serials, 5,886 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $112,000. 5 computers available on campus for general student use.

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