Come see the beautiful grounds of Southern Seminary, meet professors and current students. All prospective students enjoy a free two-night stay at Legacy Hotel on their first visit.
Preview Day is the best time for you to visit the campus if you’re considering joining us as a student at Southern Seminary. The next Preview Day is October 16, 2015.
From MDiv to doctoral studies to worship and counseling emphases, learn more about Southern. Discover how you can learn in Louisville or where you are through distance learning options.
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The Financial Aid Office will assist you in financing your education by offering institutional scholarships, connecting you with outside sources of aid, and answering questions about the financial aid process.
Living on campus at Southern Seminary offers several advantages for students and families coming to Louisville. Competitive pricing, thriving community, and the convenience of being within walking distance to numerous amenities make living on-campus attractive to the nearly 1,000 students and family-members who call Southern home.
Employment leads are key as you prepare to start your degree. As a service to our students and their families, we maintain a current list of open employment opportunities.
Diploma and Masters students typically carry a 18-27 hour load per year.
Most students can complete their Diploma or M.Div in 3-3 1/2 years.
Professional Doctoral Studies require about 36 months.
Research Doctoral Studies can be completed in three to four years.
Academic advising is available for all current and incoming students through our Office of Student Success.
There’s no better learning environment for theological education than what students experience on the campus of Southern Seminary.
The breadth of learning starts with engaged professors in the classroom, but continues in hallway conversations, around the seminary lawn and in Founders’ Cafe among students preparing together for gospel ministry.
Learning at Southern is deepened through regular chapels, lectures and conferences as well as formal and informal discipleship throughout the year. And it all takes place in a community filled with activities and services designed to grow students and their families for more faithful ministry.
Get the best of online and on-campus — combines the online learning experience with an intensive, two-day session on the Louisville campus. Students can take up to 13 credit hours on campus for as few as eight days per semester.
Southern’s extension centers offer a shorter commute for many students who want to take courses without relocating to Louisville. Visit the Extension Centers page to see locations and current course schedules and proposed scheduling through 2017.
Meyer received his M.Div. from Southern and earned his Ph.D. in New Testament under the supervision of Thomas R. Schreiner.
Raised in a small Islamic community in Kenya, Juma first heard the gospel from a missionary in Nairobi when he was 15.
Aubrey grew up in Southern India and came to Christ through the witness of a missionary who taught him to read the Bible.